Definitions

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  • adjective superlative form of steep: most steep. Being steep to the greatest degree.

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Examples

  • The track, about 1,500 yards long for men's luge races, has slopes as steep as 20 degrees and a vertical drop of 498 feet, which the promotional material called the steepest of the world's 15 international competition sliding venues.

    Death Casts Pall Over Olympics

  • The track, about 1,500 yards long for men's luge races, has slopes as steep as 20 degrees and a vertical drop of 498 feet, which the promotional material called the steepest of the world's 15 international competition sliding venues.

    Death Casts Pall Over Olympics

  • The track, about 1,500 yards long for men's luge races, has slopes as steep as 20 degrees and a vertical drop of 498 feet, which the promotional material called the steepest of the world's 15 international competition sliding venues.

    Death Casts Pall Over Olympics

  • The longest slide was 450 meters, and the steepest was a 20 percent grade.

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  • • The International Monetary Fund predicted that Britain's recession will be the 'steepest' of leading Western economies;

    This is Money | Home

  • Researchers at the Zoological Society of London ZSL and the University of Cambridge studied animal population changes at 78 protected areas across Africa and found the steepest falls in west Africa, where up to 85% of wildlife had been lost in the last 35 years, and in east Africa, where nearly half of all wildlife has disappeared.

    Africa's declining wildlife

  • The drugs that raced through my bloodstream have worn off, and this feels like the steepest and darkest comedown yet.

    Fallin’ Up

  • This come-down feels like the steepest and darkest yet . . .

    Fallin’ Up

  • CBS drew some of the steepest price increases among the major broadcast networks, around 13% to 15% more than last year's prices per 1,000 viewers, while NBC drew some of the smallest, in the 9% range above last year, ad buyers and network executives said.

    'Upfront' Ad Market Concludes, With Prices Up Sharply

  • Researchers at the Zoological Society of London ZSL and the University of Cambridge studied animal population changes at 78 protected areas across Africa and found the steepest falls in west Africa, where up to 85% of wildlife had been lost in the last 35 years, and in east Africa, where nearly half of all wildlife has disappeared.

    Africa's declining wildlife

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