midrise

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Etymology[edit]

mid- +‎ rise

Adjective[edit]

midrise (not comparable)

  1. (architecture, of a building) Neither high-rise nor low-rise; typically having 4-10 stories
    The neighborhood is full of midrise apartment blocks.
  2. (computing theory, data compression) Having a zero-valued classification threshold (analogous to a riser of a stairway).
    midrise quantization

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Noun[edit]

midrise (plural midrises)

  1. (architecture) A building which is neither high- nor low-rise
    A lot of new midrises have been built in this area.

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