Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being steep, in any sense; precipitousness: as, the steepness of a hill or a roof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Quality or state of being steep; precipitous declivity.
  • noun obsolete Height; loftiness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state or quality of being steep.
  • noun countable The result or product of being steep.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

Etymologies

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steep +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Viewed that way, it becomes a matter of semantics whether you want to call the steepness of this blade “singal” or “noise”.

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  • We believe that actually really because of the kind of steepness of the dose response of FBPase inhibitor we have historically observed and believed from how the mechanism works, that it's a potential of not having to increase the exposure by very much and in order to get a additional glucose lowering effect, but that's obviously something we're going to have to determine in the future.

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  • We believe that actually really because of the kind of steepness of the dose response of FBPase inhibitor we have historically observed and believed from how the mechanism works, that it's a potential of not having to increase the exposure by very much and in order to get a additional glucose lowering effect, but that's obviously something we're going to have to determine in the future.

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  • We believe that actually really because of the kind of steepness of the dose response of FBPase inhibitor we have historically observed and believed from how the mechanism works, that it's a potential of not having to increase the exposure by very much and in order to get a additional glucose lowering effect, but that's obviously something we're going to have to determine in the future.

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  • We believe that actually really because of the kind of steepness of the dose response of FBPase inhibitor we have historically observed and believed from how the mechanism works, that it's a potential of not having to increase the exposure by very much and in order to get a additional glucose lowering effect, but that's obviously something we're going to have to determine in the future.

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  • We believe that actually really because of the kind of steepness of the dose response of FBPase inhibitor we have historically observed and believed from how the mechanism works, that it's a potential of not having to increase the exposure by very much and in order to get a additional glucose lowering effect, but that's obviously something we're going to have to determine in the future.

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  • The designs are ambitious – ambitious enough that the Europa League final is scheduled to be hosted there next season – and on a visit last month, even veiled in snow, the half-built arena was undeniably impressive, the steepness of the stands suggesting a ground that could fizz with atmosphere.

    Romania's stadium for next year's Europa League final is in trouble

  • Because of the steepness of the grade, the client/guide ratio on the Matterhorn is one-to-one; I would be roped to my guide from start to finish.

    James M. Clash: Madness on the Matterhorn

  • Because of the steepness of the grade, the client/guide ratio on the Matterhorn is one-to-one; I would be roped to my guide from start to finish.

    James M. Clash: Madness on the Matterhorn

  • The Football Association, Premier League and Football League's position is that all-seat stadiums have been vital furniture in the game's rehabilitation after Hillsborough, and, crucially, that grounds have been rebuilt since without the steepness and configuration required for terracing.

    Fans' terrace campaign still standing but facing an uphill battle| David Conn

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