stercus ster·cus (stûr’kəs)
noun 1. a cubic meter equivalent to 35.315 cubic feet or 1.3080 cubic yards, used to measure cordwood. Abbreviation: st. 1. a combining form borrowed from Greek, where it meant “solid”, used with reference to hardness, solidity, three-dimensionality in the formation of compound words: stereochemistry; stereogram; stereoscope. noun 1. a unit used to measure volumes […]
noun, plural stereos. 1. stereoscopic photography. 2. a stereoscopic photograph. 3. stereophonic sound reproduction. 4. a system or the equipment for reproducing stereophonic sound. 5. Printing. stereotype (defs 1, 2). adjective 6. pertaining to stereophonic sound, stereoscopic photography, etc. verb (used with object) 7. Printing. stereotype (def 5). 1. a combining form borrowed from Greek, […]
[step-uh n-ri-peet] /ˈstɛp ən rɪˈpit/ adjective, Printing. 1. noting or pertaining to a process by which successive photo-offset plates are produced automatically or semiautomatically with great precision: used especially in making plates for multicolor printing.
noun, Architecture. 1. the foundation or base upon which a building or the like is erected. 2. the solid platform forming the floor and substructure of a classical temple; crepidoma; podium. noun 1. another name for stylobate 2. a foundation of a building in the form of a platform of masonry