ground-floor ground-floor

Definition(s):

  • (adj) on the floor closest to level with the ground

Usage(s):

  1. Long before an entrepreneur can go public, he needs the private help of venture capitalists, underwriters and assorted ground-floor investors.
  2. Minutes later, they were inside a three-room, ground-floor apartment, their service revolvers leveled at ex-General Raoul Salan.

News

  1. Duke Hospital adds 160 rooms for critically ill patients

    Durham, N.C. — Duke's new Medical Pavilion has 608,000 square feet of energy-efficient space, a new ground-floor café and a serene interfaith chapel. But it’s the 160 critical-care rooms that represent the reason why the facility was built.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Duke University

  2. City National Opens First Ground-Floor Branch in New York City

    NEW YORK -- City National Bank announced today that it has opened its first ground-floor banking office in Manhattan on the corner of 6th Avenue and 44th Street as part of its continuing expansion in New ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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