stair-step

stair-step

vb (intr)
US to move or progress in steps of increasing height or level
n
(modifier) US and Austral consisting of, or arranged in, steps of increasing height or level
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If we can stair-step people down, then we increase health while still making food that people want to eat," said Carolyn Ross.
This milestone was achieved as ViaSat reached a steady state production rate in excess of 20 terminals per month with a stair-step approach that is expected to produce 40 units per month by the end of the calendar year.
"We take a layered, stair-step approach to education and teach women a firearm is not the only thing you can use to protect you and your family," he said.
"We saw a steady stair-step increase in risk of chronic diseases the more participants sat," Rosenkranz said.
"Like (http://www.Apple.com) Apple , Google realises it can boost its profit margin by offering more memory at a stair-step price point.
Abstract.- Twenty-two buffalo heifers, 6-8 months old, 98.57+-5 kg average body weight were divided into two groups and randomly assigned either control diet for the duration of the experiment which contained 2.55 Mcal/kg of DM (as per NRC, 2001 recommendations of Holstein heifers) or a stair-step diet which contained 2.03 Mcal/kg of DM (80% ME of control-SLE) fed for 120 days followed by 3.01 Mcal/kg of DM (120% ME of control-SHE) for 60 days.
But, in the eyes of solar installers, there was a defined process for those reductions, modeled somewhat on the approach adopted in California to stair-step the reduction in incentives available to utility customers.
The sheeting was cut into four guitar-pick-shaped pieces of various sizes and sutured together in a stair-step pattern to form one implant (figure 2, C).
To avoid metabolic disease due to excessive concentrate feeding during the stair-step growth period, these steers were put through a two month adaptation period.
"If you look at China, India and Brazil, we are seeing very good growth but remember what you are probably going to see is more of a stair-step growth rate.
This study describes a "stair-step" protocol that incorporates early ultrasonography to determine whether clomiphene (Clomid) has been effective at stimulating ovulation in infertile women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).