Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a step or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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step +‎ -like

Examples

  • At Cape Caenys, the last stretch of the Apennines tumbles down to the sea, in steplike ridges cut by gullies and crossed by zigzag roads.

    The Spartacus War

  • At Cape Caenys, the last stretch of the Apennines tumbles down to the sea, in steplike ridges cut by gullies and crossed by zigzag roads.

    The Spartacus War

  • At Cape Caenys, the last stretch of the Apennines tumbles down to the sea, in steplike ridges cut by gullies and crossed by zigzag roads.

    The Spartacus War

  • At Cape Caenys, the last stretch of the Apennines tumbles down to the sea, in steplike ridges cut by gullies and crossed by zigzag roads.

    The Spartacus War

  • CRAWSTEP, the steplike edges of a gable seen in some old houses.

    Redgauntlet

  • For each, there are several kinds of geologic concentrations that represent actual or potential resources; consequently, for each we may expect the depletion history to consist of a series of production-history curves, as availability and cost dictate a steplike descent from high-grade hematite to taconite to iron-rich intrusive bodies, and from bauxite to alunite to high-alumina clays.

    Limits to Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources (historical)

  • Just like the east Atlantic comparison (post #337) the west Atlantic shows those remarkable steplike changes, but the east and west go in different directions (the east is warmer in HW while their west is mostly cooler, relative to NCEP).

    Atlantic Hurricane Track Versions « Climate Audit

  • As a quarry, the ancient Egyptians had mined this diorite seam systematically—cutting four narrow ledges out of the great wall, so that now the rock face looked like a thirty-story office building that had been divided into four steplike tiers.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • As a quarry, the ancient Egyptians had mined this diorite seam systematically—cutting four narrow ledges out of the great wall, so that now the rock face looked like a thirty-story office building that had been divided into four steplike tiers.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • As a quarry, the ancient Egyptians had mined this diorite seam systematically—cutting four narrow ledges out of the great wall, so that now the rock face looked like a thirty-story office building that had been divided into four steplike tiers.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

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