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steenbok a small antelope found in grassy areas of eastern and southern Africa.
steep1 having a sharp slope or incline. [3 definitions]
steep2 to submerge and leave in a liquid, esp. for extracting an essential element, cleaning, or softening; soak. [5 definitions]
steepen to incline at a greater angle.
steeple a tall, narrow structure on top of a building, often including a pointed spire. [2 definitions]
steeplechase a long race during which riders on horseback leap over natural or artificial obstacles. [2 definitions]
steeplejack someone who builds or repairs steeples or other tall structures.
steer1 to cause to move in a desired direction, as with a steering wheel, oar, rudder, or the like. [5 definitions]
steer2 a castrated male ox or other bovine animal, usu. raised for its meat.
steerage the part of a passenger ship containing the cheapest cabins.
steerageway the minimum forward speed at which a ship can be maneuvered.
steer clear of to keep away from; avoid.
steering committee a committee that determines the schedule and business agenda of a legislative body or the like.
steering wheel a wheel that is turned by a driver, helmsman, pilot, or the like to control the direction of a land vehicle, vessel, or aircraft.
steersman a man who steers a boat or ship; helmsman.
stegosaur any of several plant-eating dinosaurs having a small head and a double row of bony plates and spikes along the backbone.
stein a large, usu. ceramic mug, sometimes having a hinged lid, used esp. for beer. [2 definitions]
steinbok variant of steenbok.
stele an upright stone slab or pillar bearing an inscription or design that is used as a monument, marker, or the like. [3 definitions]
stellar of, pertaining to, or resembling a star or stars. [2 definitions]
stellate shaped like a star; radiating from the center.