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step-up

step-up

 
pronunciation:
step uhp
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: step-ups
definition: an increase, as in rate or quantity, esp. one taking place in discrete stages.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: allowing or resulting in an increase, esp. one taking place in discrete stages.
definition 2: causing a discrete increase of electric voltage.