an extensive plain, especially one without trees.
the vast grasslands, especially those in the S and E European and W and SW Asian parts of Russia.
a steppe in Kazakhstan.
plural noun the Steppes
the huge grasslands of Eurasia, chiefly in Ukraine and Russia
another name for Kyrgyz Steppe
a variant spelling of Kyrgyz Steppe
(often pl) an extensive grassy plain usually without trees Compare prairie, pampas
A vast, semiarid grassland, as found in southeast Europe, Siberia, and central North America.
Vast grassy plains associated with eastern Russia and Siberia.
noun 1. a movement made by lifting the foot and setting it down again in a new position, accompanied by a shifting of the weight of the body in the direction of the new position, as in walking, running, or dancing. 2. such a movement followed by a movement of equal distance of the other […]
- Stepping-off place
[step-ing-awf, -of] /ˈstɛp ɪŋˈɔf, -ˈɒf/ noun 1. jumping-off place (def 2).
[step-ing-stohn] /ˈstɛp ɪŋˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a stone, or one of a line of stones, in shallow water, a marshy place, or the like, that is stepped on in crossing. 2. a stone for use in mounting or ascending. 3. any means or stage of advancement or improvement: She looked on the governorship as a steppingstone […]
noun, Rocketry. 1. a multistage rocket that discards burned-out stages.