high-rise high-rise

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments
  2. (adj) used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators; tall

Usage(s):

  1. There is a market for high-rise condo hotels here; but its not as deep as people thought it was.
  2. Middle-income residents will have high-rise apartments.
  3. Bangkok A Thai gardener works on an organic rooftop herb and vegetable garden atop a high-rise building in Lak Si District Urban Farming.

News

  1. TWFD prepared for high-rise blazes

    Woodlands Fire Chief Alan Benson knows the dangers and difficulties of fighting a high-rise fire. The knowledge makes him wary of staying in the upper levels of hotels.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Woodlands Villager

  2. 5 CenterPoint Energy workers hurt in fire outside high-rise building

    A fire in an easement outside of a high-rise downtown Houston building resulted in injuries to five CenterPoint Energy employees.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 26 Houston

  3. Multiple injuries in downtown Houston high-rise fire

    Multiple injuries in downtown Houston high-rise fire Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:39 pm, Thursday, June 20, 2013 Several CenterPoint employees were burned, one critically, when a fire erupted Thursday at the AT&T building in downtown Houston, fire officials said. The ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "I understand and appreciate the desire of the proponents of this rule to increase high-rise safety," said state Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Joseph Doria Jr., mentioning perils faced by tenants as well as firefighters.
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Joseph Doria Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post

  2. "When I switched on my television and there's an oh so serious Kevin Rudd sitting in front of a high-rise building saying I'm an economic conservative," Mr Costello said. "A little more sophisticated than Latham, we have moved now from the...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Peter Costello Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. ) to his penchant for wearing them higher on his head than most ("Hats really have changed. They come down a little flatter in the front," said Miles. "It's kind of important to me that there's a little high-rise on the front end of the hat....
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Les Miles Source: SI.com

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