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Step-up   /stɛp-əp/   Listen

The act of increasing something.  Synonym: increase.

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"Step-up" Quotes from Famous Books

... eastern side. Then, later, but still in a remote age, a great strip of this lava-bed, a mile wide and ten or twelve miles long, north and south, had broken away and subsided from the general level, forming what the geologists call, I believe, a "fault," thus causing the "step-up" to the Second Mesa. The Second Mesa, because the lava had been hotter perhaps, was distinguished from the lower level by the presence of a number of little hills—"bubbles," they were called, locally, and solidified bubbles of hot lava perhaps they were. ...
— The Boys of Crawford's Basin - The Story of a Mountain Ranch in the Early Days of Colorado • Sidford F. Hamp

Words linked to "Step-up" :   addition, change of magnitude, augmentation, elevation, upsurge, inclusion, escalation, advance, split, decrease, stock split, maximization, exaggeration, rise, expansion, amplification, expanding upon, accrual, surge, split up, maximation, step-up transformer, intensification, accruement, aggrandizement, aggrandisement, step up, increase, accumulation, maximisation, strengthening, appreciation, enlargement

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