Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Collectively, the steps of a joint in which the parts at their junction form a series of reëntrant angles, thus resembling a flight of steps, as in the fitting of the doors to the front frames of safes.
- n. Collectively, a series of step-like bearings, as the bearings for the spindles of a spinning-frame or spooling-machine, or of a ball-winding machine.
- v. present participle of step.
“But, in stepping from the carriage, she discerned, over a paling at some distance, Eugenia herself, alone, slowly walking, and her head turned another way.”
“Heifetz says that leaders must step back and get a new perspective on an adaptive challenge, what he calls stepping onto the balcony.”
“That's what we call stepping into the lineup without missing a beat.”
“Cool and all, especially for iPhone app developers, but are we once again stepping into the muck of proprietary property browser wars?”
“Somewhat ironically, in stepping down Dodd is actually exhibiting a ton of integrity — doing the right thing for his country, his party, and the progressive political movement.”
“I think she made the best decision for her country in stepping down, as well.”
“The media didn't have that much to say about it, so why is the media making such a big deal about Palin stepping down?”
“The argument the administrators are asking us to accept is that lawful carriers suddenly become dangerous simply by stepping from a public street onto campus property.”
“This is a book for long-time vampire fans as well as those who might just now be interested in stepping into the world of the modern vampire for the first time.”
“I think you are write in stepping away from the computer before hitting send.”
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