American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that steps, especially in a fast or spirited manner.
- n. Informal A dancer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which steps (with a certain gait or carriage expressed or implied); specifically, a fast horse: often in composition: as, a high-stepper; that horse in a good stepper.
- n. A dancer.
- n. A person or animal that steps energetically or high.
- n. A kind of electric motor (a stepper motor) that advances in steps rather than smoothly.
- n. A device used in the manufacture of microcircuits to apply a photolithographic image repeatedly, at regular intervals (by imaging, moving a step and repeating).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, steps.
- n. a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
- n. a motor (especially an electric motor) that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
- n. a professional dancer
“For the motors and controller, I went with HobbyCNC’s 3-axis Pro driver board package with 305 oz-in stepper motors.”
“I wish you had written the year you think that computer-based slots (also called stepper slots) appeared on slot floors.”
“Computer-based slots, also known as stepper slots, were first developed in the early 1980s, nearly 30 years ago.”
“Gustave, forcing his weak voice, boasted of the performances of a "stepper" that he had tried that morning in the Allee des Cavaliers.”
“It could sure use some kind of stepper motor to raise/lower the platform though, and maybe a little arm to spread the powder.”
“Here is one from an online treadmill site that states the largest negative being the high price of $2000. keep in mind this is a "stepper" style with the wheel in the front. the one i bought at costco is a rear-wheel (more glide, less stepping) style, same price, by nordictrack last fall.”
“The album itself was fairly forgettable (outside of the peppy stepper “It's Too Late To Change The Time”), save for the disc's final song — which on LPs in those days meant it was a throwaway.”
“Some mornings it is almost like a stepper machine.”
“Admitting you have a problem, as any 12 - stepper knows, is the crucial first step toward recovery.”
“I loaded 20rnds., went to the range where my buddy had his chrono set up, and proceeded to show off my high stepper.”
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