a cut consisting of a rectangular girdle, often faceted, with two or more tiers of narrow facets running parallel to the girdle on both the crown and the pavilion: used especially in stones in which color is more important than brilliance.
noun, Archaic. 1. a stepmother. noun 1. an archaic word for stepmother
noun 1. a dance in which the steps are the most important characteristic, specifically a solo dance with intricate, vigorous steps, often performed with the hands kept in the pockets.
[step-daw-ter] /ˈstɛpˌdɔ tər/ noun 1. a daughter of one’s husband or wife by a previous marriage. stepdaughter /ˈstɛpˌdɔːtə/ noun 1. a daughter of one’s husband or wife by a former union
adjective, Electricity. 1. serving to reduce or decrease voltage: a step-down transformer.