a turn in which a skier lifts one ski from the snow, faces the ski slightly outward in the direction to be turned, sets it down, and brings the other ski around so that both skis are parallel.
adjective 1. effecting an increase. 2. Electricity. serving to increase voltage: a step-up transformer. 3. (of a lease) allowing for gradual rent increases to the highest amount permissible. noun 4. an increase or rise in the rate or quantity of something.
- Step up to the plate
step out on someone
adverb 1. in a steplike arrangement. 2. Music. from one adjacent tone to another: The melody ascends stepwise. adjective 3. Music. moving from one adjacent tone to another: stepwise melodic progression. adjective 1. arranged in the manner of or resembling steps 2. (music, US) proceeding by melodic intervals of a second adverb 3. with the […]
- Stepwise refinement