step cut

step cut

[′step ‚kət]
(lapidary)
A cut for gems in which the facets decrease in length the farther they are from the girdle, giving the appearance of steps; an example is the emerald cut.
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The bottom part of the inertia block with a step cut on the sear has a slot sliding over the lower hand of the fork for stabilization.
EeA[cedilla]EeEeEeEeEeEeEeEe High Jewelry necklace with 10 antique cut emeralds (33.09-carats), 8 cushion rubellites (18.49-carats), 154 step cut diamonds (4.57-carats), and pavEa[c]-set diamonds (21.37-carats), set in platinum
| Platinum and white gold diamond line bracelet, Cartier, French, 39 step cut diamonds, signed and numbered 634326.
EN-8 Stud with step cut, Threading portion Hex Nut & One washer, OD- 20 mm, step OD - 16 mm Total length -112 mm for China Inter 11-12 As per sample: 16 nos
The chamber area does not show a noticeable step cut to denote where the chamber transitions into the forcing cone.
The faceted stone weighed 6.11 ct and measured 18.04 x 6.42 x 5.85 mm; it was polished in the classic tourmaline style of a step cut with a long keel oriented parallel to the c-axis.
The difference is enough to see and feel, and in handling the pistol I was able to use the step cut like a single vertical slide serration to rack the slide from the front.
New graduate registered nurses' (RN) pay would drop from $21.25/hr to $20/hr, the mid-step of the RN pay scale would drop from $26.58/hr to $25/hr, with the top step cut from $28.39/hr to $27/hr.
The patch is a rectangular radiator with a single step cut in the lower edge of the radiator.
would as a first step cut the overall number significantly," Harrison said in the report.
The altitude bearings have shallow step cut in them to provide a lateral stop and prevent the scope from migrating from side to side while in use.