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stepping

[′step·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stepping

1. Softwood lumber suitable for steps; usually pine or fir.
3. In concrete step construction, benching, 1, 2.
4. In surveying, chaining in a series of steps, over a sloping surface, where the chains are always horizontal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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