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The meaning of Stepping

Stepping – definition


Lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other in order to walk somewhere or move to a new position.

Usage examples:

Claudia tried to step back

Set up (a mast) in its step.

Usage examples:

Gotheborg will remain alongside fitting out and stepping her masts and rigging before starting sea …

An act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running.

Usage examples:

Ron took a step back

A flat surface, especially one in a series, on which to place one's foot when moving from one level to another.

Usage examples:

The bottom step of the staircase

A measure or action, especially one of a series taken in order to deal with or achieve a particular thing.

Usage examples:

Developers must take steps to reassure local people that their voices will be heard

An interval in a scale; a tone (whole step) or semitone (half step).

Usage examples:

This scale divides the octave into six equal steps, each a whole tone apart.

An abrupt change in the value of a quantity, especially voltage.

Usage examples:

Single channel responses to voltage steps were simulated using the noise simulation program.

A block fixed to a boat's keel in order to take the base of a mast or other fitting.

Usage examples:

The hull was modified in 1995 to include two ventilated steps, a keel pad and notched transom.

Present participle of step

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Word origin

Old English stæpe, stepe (noun), stæppan, steppan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch steppen and German stapfen .

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