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step-up

(stĕp′ŭp′)
adj.
1. Increasing in steps or by stages.
2. Electricity Serving to increase voltage: a step-up transformer.
n.
An increase in size, amount, or activity.

step′-up`



adj.
1. effecting an increase.
2. serving to increase voltage: a step-up transformer.
n.
3. an increase or rise in rate or quantity.
[1890–95]

step-up

1. In land operations, a procedure by which control is passed from an organization to an element of that organization which has been sent to a new location in order to maintain continuity of control during relocation(s) of that organization.
2. In land operations, the element of an organization which is sent to carry out a step-up procedure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.step-up - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
change of magnitude - the act of changing the amount or size of something
addition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"
advance, rise - increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
appreciation - an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
surge, upsurge - a sudden or abrupt strong increase; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
augmentation - the act of augmenting
amplification - (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
enlargement, expansion - the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
escalation - an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
maximation, maximisation, maximization - the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position
exaggeration - the act of making something more noticeable than usual; "the dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness"
expanding upon, expansion - adding information or detail
accrual, accruement, accumulation - the act of accumulating
inclusion - the act of including
aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevation - the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
strengthening - the act of increasing the strength of something
intensification - action that makes something stronger or more extreme
intensification - the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)
split up, stock split, split - an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
Translations

step-up

[ˈstepʌp] N (= increase) (in production, sales) → aumento m; (in campaign, attempts, efforts) → intensificación f

step-up

n (inf: = increase) → Anstieg m, → Zunahme f (→ in +gen)
adj (Elec) → herauftransformierend;
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A requirement that each of the UPPs step-up their original entitlement shares by 200%, as well as the effectively unlimited step-up of MoPEP 1 participants within the power pool, mitigates individual participant default risk.
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