step englannista suomeksi
askel, tahti, aste
An advance or movement made from one foot to the other; a pace.
- Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
1624, (w), ''The Elements Of Architecture''
- The breadth of every single step or stair should be never less than one foot.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=4| passage=One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.
(quote-book)| edition=1993||location=Sevenoaks, Kent| publisher=Bloomsbury| isbn=0 340 19547 9| page=122| passage=Through the open front door ran Jessamy, down the steps to where Kitto was sitting at the bottom with the pram beside him.
A board where passengers step to get on and off the bus.
The space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running.
- To derive two or three general principles of motion from phenomena, and afterwards to tell us how the properties and actions of all corporeal things follow from those manifest principles, would be a very great step in philosophy.
A gait; manner of walking.
1900, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter I,
- Warwick passed through one of the wide brick arches and traversed the building with a leisurely step.
Proceeding; measure; action; act.
1717, (w), Preface to his collection of poems
- The reputation of a man depends on the first steps he makes in the world.
c. 1792, (w), ''The Needless Alarm''
- Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day, Live till to-morrow, will have passed away.
1879, (w), ''Old Creole Days''
- I have lately taken steps(..)to relieve the old gentleman's distresses.
2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- Moon has also requested that government officials take additional steps to help fight pollution, his spokesman said.
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- Conduct my steps to find the fatal tree.
A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
A framing in wood or iron which is intended to receive an upright shaft; specifically, a block of wood, or a solid platform upon the keelson, supporting the heel of the mast.
One of a series of offsets, or parts, resembling the steps of stairs, as one of the series of parts of a cone pulley on which the belt runs.
A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
The interval between two contiguous degrees of the scale.
Usage note: The word tone is often used as the name of this interval; but there is evident incongruity in using tone for indicating the interval between tones. As the word scale is derived from the Italian ''scala'', a ladder, the intervals may well be called steps.
A change of position effected by a motion of translation.
A constant difference between consecutive values in a series.
To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
To walk; to go on foot; especially, to walk a little distance.
To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
- Home from his Morning-Task , the Swain retreats, His flock before him stepping to the fold.
To move mentally; to go in imagination.
To set, as the foot.
2010, Charles E. Miller, ''Winds of Mercy: 40 Short Stories'' (page 219)
- One of the women, Elsie, stepped her foot inside to help the woman.
To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.
1898, (w), ''(Conrad)|Youth''
- We put everything straight, stepped the long-boat's mast for our skipper, who was in charge of her, and I was not sorry to sit down for a moment.