storey

Definitions

  • Showing an edifice of several storeys
    Showing an edifice of several storeys
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n storey a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale "what level is the office on?"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Hatfield and Storey Hatfield and Storey

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The worlds tallest free fall rollercoaster is The Giant Drop located in Australia. The drops is 120 meters which is equivalent to a 39 storey building
    • n Storey See Story.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n storey See story.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Storey stō′ri Same as Story.
    • n Storey a division of a house reached by one flight of stairs: a set of rooms on the same floor
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estoreeestorer—L. instaurāre, to build.

Usage

In literature:

They were now in a region of low houses, although of considerable size, mostly on one floor, very few having two storeys.
"Fred Markham in Russia" by W. H. G. Kingston
The people we passed there were not an interesting lot; they seemed all to belong to the two-storeyed houses.
"Impressions of a War Correspondent" by George Lynch
The chapel to the east of the north transept contained several storeys and a staircase.
"Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys" by Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
Entering an open doorway on the right of the court, the interpreter led the way up a flight of marble steps to the second storey of the house.
"The Pirate City" by R.M. Ballantyne
At that moment Martha herself appeared at a window in the upper storey, waving her arms and shrieking wildly for help.
"Life in the Red Brigade" by R.M. Ballantyne
Arctic gales, you see, might carry a top storey off.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
It contained four storeys.
"The Lighthouse" by R.M. Ballantyne
He threw himself on his back at once, clasping his hands under his head and gazing up into the rustling storeys above.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
From the front windows of the third storey of No.
"Light Freights, Complete" by W. W. Jacobs
It was one in a row of old-fashioned, shabby brick buildings, four storeys in height.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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In poetry:

Oh, mighty city of New York, you are wonderful to behold—
Your buildings are magnificent— the truth be it told—
They were the only thing that seemed to arrest my eye,
Because many of them are thirteen storeys high;
"Jottings of New York" by William Topaz McGonagall
The fire brigade played on the first door with greet speed,
But the flames had very inflammable fuel upon which to feed,
So that the fire spread with awful rapidity,
And in twenty minutes the building was doomed to the fourth storey.
"The Disastrous Fire at Scarborough" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Photo courtesy of David Storey .
Keith and Shirley Storey Celebrated their 60th Anniversary at a Family Dinner and a night on the town in Salt Lake City where they started their journey together 60 years ago this year.
Storey was hospitalized from December to early June.
"This is the greatest feeling being back," Storey said.
Funeral services are pending for Clayton/Deer Park resident Gordon P Storey , 93, who passed away on June 20.
Karastan has promoted Bill Storey to svp and gm of fashion brands, which include Karastan, Ralph Lauren, CustomWeave, and Helios.
Storey has spent the past 20 years with Karastan, most recently as svp of Karastan Rugs.
Injury aside, Storey getting back to championship form.
Waymon Storey took some ridicule from his Morrow teammates as he posed for some pictures.
Betty Sue Storey , 76, of Manila, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at her home.
She and her late husband, Noel Storey , owned and operated the Manila Esso Station for many years.
Pop-blues diva Nina Storey plays Kennolyn this Sunday as part of the Garden Concert Series.
Storey gearing up for re-election bid.
Scott Storey , District Attorney, Jefferson and Gilpin Counties.
Memorial services for Mr Donald Storey , 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 am, Monday, Sept 24, 2007, at Bethany Lutheran Church of Spencer.
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In science:

Storey observes that λ is a tuning parameter that dictates the bias and variance of the estimator, and proposes computing bπ0 on a grid of λ values, smoothing them by a spline function, and taking the smoothed bπ0 at λ = 0.95 as the final estimator.
An adaptive significance threshold criterion for massive multiple hypotheses testing
Moreover, our simulations showed that the choice of parameter λ = α instead of λ = 1/2 in the Storey procedure resulted in a much more robust procedure under positive dependences, at the price of being slightly more conservative.
Adaptive FDR control under independence and dependence
These properties do not appear to have been reported before, and put forward Storey-α as a procedure of considerable practical interest.
Adaptive FDR control under independence and dependence
This allows in particular to recover results very similar to those of Benjamini and Heller (2007) and can also be used to prove that a (generalized) Storey estimator can be used to control the weighted FDR.
Adaptive FDR control under independence and dependence
Storey. A direct approach to false discovery rates. J. R.
Adaptive FDR control under independence and dependence
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