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halfpace


halfpace


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halfpace  \Half"pace`\,  n.  (Arch.) 
  A  platform  of  a  staircase  where  the  stair  turns  back  in 
  exactly  the  reverse  direction  of  the  lower  flight.  See 
  {Quarterpace}. 
 
  Note:  This  term  and  quartepace  are  rare  or  unknown  in  the 
  United  States,  {platform}  or  {landing}  being  used 
  instead.