in a steplike arrangement.
Music. from one adjacent tone to another:
The melody ascends stepwise.
Music. moving from one adjacent tone to another:
stepwise melodic progression.
arranged in the manner of or resembling steps
(music, US) proceeding by melodic intervals of a second
with the form or appearance of steps; step by step
(music, US) in a stepwise motion
- Stepwise refinement
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