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  • steplike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a series of steps …   Useful english dictionary

  • step — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stæpe; akin to Old High German stapfo step, stampfōn to stamp Date: before 12th century 1. a rest for the foot in ascending or descending: as a. one of a series of structures consisting of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oceanic plateau — or submarine plateau Large submarine elevation rising sharply at least 660 ft (200 m) above the surrounding seafloor and having an extensive, relatively flat or gently tilted summit. Most plateaus are steplike interruptions of the continental… …   Universalium

  • ech|e|lon — «EHSH uh lon», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. the arrangement of troops, ships, planes, tanks, and other mechanized equipment, or artillery in a steplike formation. 2. Figurative. a level of command or authority. A unit of an army such as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stope — noun Etymology: probably from Low German stope, literally, step; akin to Old English stæpe step more at step Date: 1747 a usually steplike excavation underground for the removal of ore that is formed as the ore is mined in successive layers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tusk tenon — noun Date: circa 1825 a tenon strengthened by one or more smaller tenons underneath forming a steplike outline …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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