stepstool

stepstool

(ˈstɛpˌstuːl)
n
(Furniture) a stool that can be used as a small stepladder and often has steps that tuck away beneath the seat

step•stool

(ˈstɛpˌstul)

n.
a low set of hinged steps folding into or under a stool.
[1945–50]
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On the walls there were faded tapestries and bright abstract paintings, shelves of books that stretched to the ceiling with a stepstool that even Malcolm needed to reach the top row.
Move frequently used items to the lower cabinets so you don't have to use a stepstool to reach them.
If you have to work overhead with your arms extended, use a stepladder or stepstool so you don't have to raise your arms quite as much.
Neither of these women is tall, and their relatives put things on shelves that required them to use a stepstool. One cannot see well and now cant locate needed items readily.
> Use a sturdy stepstool with a handrail and wide steps.
Even you, on a stepstool, couldn't have touched it.
I was looking at that scene in the kitchen, sitting on the stepstool. She was putting the jellybeans on it and crying.
She was this little person working those big riveting guns, just standing on her stepstool."
The roofer could fall to the ground from the roof or ladder, or an office worker standing on a stepstool, reaching for a heavy file box, could fall to the floor.
n Keeping a stepstool nearby to help your small child reach the sink.
I use a narrow, covered Mayo stand, and I place a stepstool beneath my feet to keep my knees at right angles so that things don't slip during the operation.
He used to stand on a stepstool at the shop to ring the cash register.''