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Meanings of Steppes:

noun

A large area of flat unforested grassland in south-eastern europe or siberia.

Usage examples:

By the mid-sixteenth century crimea, the southern russian steppes, the kazakh steppes, and western …

Meanings of Stepping:

verb

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
noun

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

Usage examples:

Ron took a step back

Present participle of step

Meanings of Stepping-down:

phrasal verb

To leave an important job or position, especially to allow someone else to take your place

Usage examples:

Step aside/down as sth he has decided to step down as chairman., step aside for/in favour of sb it …

Meanings of Stepping-up:

phrasal verb

To take action when there is a need or opportunity for it

Usage examples:

Investors have to step up and assume more responsibility for their assets., efforts were stepped up…

Steppingstone

ˈstɛpɪŋ stəʊn

Meanings of Steppingstone:

noun

A raised stone used singly or in a series as a place on which to step when crossing a stream or muddy area.

Usage examples:

The club wants to create a protective ‘bund’ or embankment barrier on a grassed riverbank area clos…

Meanings of Steppingstones:

noun

A raised stone used singly or in a series as a place on which to step when crossing a stream or muddy area.

Steps

step

Meanings of Steps:

noun

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

Usage examples:

Ron took a step back
verb

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
phrase

Another word for stepladder

Usage examples:

Kitchen steps, library steps, she climbed on the steps to reach down a book from the top shelf., i …

Meanings of Steps-forward:

phrasal verb

To offer to provide or do something, or to help with something

Usage examples:

Step forward to do sth no one has yet stepped forward to claim responsibility for the mistake., ste…

Stepsister

ˈstepˌsɪs.tər

Meanings of Stepsister:

noun

A daughter of one's step-parent by a marriage other than with one's own father or mother.

Usage examples:

On behalf of the community we extend our deepest sympathy to his sisters, stepsisters, nephews, nie…

Stepsisters

ˈstepˌsɪs.tər

Meanings of Stepsisters:

noun

A daughter of one's step-parent by a marriage other than with one's own father or mother.

Usage examples:

On behalf of the community we extend our deepest sympathy to his sisters, stepsisters, nephews, nie…

Stepson

ˈstɛpsʌn

Meanings of Stepson:

noun

A son of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.

Usage examples:

They have a son, a daughter, a stepson from her previous marriage and two cats.

Stepsons

ˈstep.sʌn

Meanings of Stepsons:

noun

A son of one's husband or wife by a previous marriage.

Usage examples:

They have a son, a daughter, a stepson from her previous marriage and two cats.

Stepwise

ˈstɛpwʌɪz

Meanings of Stepwise:

adverb

In a series of distinct stages; not continuously.

Usage examples:

Concentrations of the acid tend to decrease stepwise
adjective

Progressing in a series of distinct stages; not continuous.

Usage examples:

A stepwise procedure

Ster

stə

Meanings of Ster:

suffix

Denoting a person engaged in or associated with a particular activity or thing.

Usage examples:

Maltster

Steradian

stəˈreɪdɪən

Meanings of Steradian:

noun

The si unit of solid angle, equal to the angle at the centre of a sphere subtended by a part of the surface equal in area to the square of the radius.

Usage examples:

A sphere subtends 4 pi square radians (steradians) about the origin.

Meanings of Stercoraceous:

adjective

Consisting of or resembling dung or faeces.

Usage examples:

By the autumn of 1982, the stercoraceous material was about to collide with the oscillating cooling…

Meanings of Stere:

noun

A unit of volume equal to one cubic metre.

Usage examples:

According to the current national standard in the united states, the stere is not to be used.

Meanings of Stereo:

noun

Sound that is directed through two or more speakers so that it seems to surround the listener and to come from more than one source; stereophonic sound.

Usage examples:

Even without the benefit of stereo it sounds glorious
adjective

Another term for stereoscope.

combining form

Relating to solid forms having three dimensions.

Usage examples:

Stereography

Meanings of Stereobate:

noun

A solid mass of masonry serving as a foundation for a wall or row of columns.

Usage examples:

The monument is established on the round stereobate with four steps - the sign of four ends of the …

Stereocamera

ˌstɛrɪəʊˈkam(ə)rə

Meanings of Stereocamera:

noun

A camera for simultaneously taking two photographs of the same thing from adjacent viewpoints, so that they will form a stereoscopic pair.

Usage examples:

Time-lapse instrumentation on the tripod will include a stereocamera and various physical sensors.

Stereochemical

ˌstɛrɪə(ʊ)ˈkɛmɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Stereochemical:

adjective

Relating to stereochemistry.

Usage examples:

Stereochemical isomers

Stereochemistry

ˌstɛrɪə(ʊ)ˈkɛmɪstri

Meanings of Stereochemistry:

noun

The branch of chemistry concerned with the three-dimensional arrangement of atoms and molecules and the effect of this on chemical reactions.

Usage examples:

By that time atomism had been extended from chemistry and the kinetic theory to offer explanations …

Stereognosis

ˌstɛrɪə(ʊ)ˈnəʊsɪs

Meanings of Stereognosis:

noun

The mental perception of depth or three-dimensionality by the senses, usually in reference to the ability to perceive the form of solid objects by touch.

Usage examples:

Subtle signs of frontal lobe dysfunction may be demonstrated by testing stereognosis (such as the a…

Meanings of Stereogram:

noun

A diagram or computer-generated image giving a three-dimensional representation of a solid object or surface.

Usage examples:

When comparing c axis orientations relative to the whole organism, c axes are plotted on stereogram…

Stereography

ˌstɛrɪˈɒɡrəfi

Meanings of Stereography:

noun

The depiction or representation of three-dimensional things by projection on to a two-dimensional surface, e.g. in cartography.

Usage examples:

In order to create the illusion of three-dimensionality, the lenticular process uses the same princ…

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