from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A step in a staircase.
- n. A staircase.
- n. One of a series of objects or items grouped progressively according to height.
- transitive v. To position or be positioned progressively according to height: images stairstepped on a computer screen; ledges stairstepping down a mountainside.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the steps in a staircase
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Photo By CRAWLIFE snapped this shot just below stairstep falls in stevens pass
Mesas alternate with broad intervening valleys in the stairstep topography of the Limestone Cut Plain.
Do stairstep changes.billw, Silicon Valley, CAQuote
Several weeks before the hike, I doubled my stairstep routine to help compensate for the altitude.
Dear-Abby pulled herself up the last stairstep and into the loft.
A bit of a side note, but has anyone figured out why GISS uses that strange stairstep correction?
BTW, the stairstep appears to be single decimal place rounding.
Sometimes Claire imagines them, a stairstep squadron, sisters to mix with the little boys, Claire their leader.
Last week's increase from 4.5% to 4.75% continues the trend, begun by Alan Greenspan, in stairstep-motion hikes from 1% two years ago.
I suggest that you replot the data as a true histogram, i.e., as a stairstep function and add error bars.