Definition of Steepest

1. Adjective. (superlative of steep) Being steep to the greatest degree. ¹



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Definition of Steepest

1. steep [adj] - See also: steep

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steepest

steened
steening
steenings
steens
steep
steep-slope roof
steep-slope roofs
steep-slope rooves
steeped
steepen
steepened
steepening
steepens
steeper
steepers
steepest (current term)
steepeup
steepie
steepier
steepiest
steepiness
steeping
steepish
steeple
steeplebush
steeplebushes
steeplechase
steeplechaser
steeplechasers
steeplechases

Literary usage of Steepest

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1828)
"... not have let go on the steepest part for all the gold and silver in the mines of Peru."—pp. 154—156. Hammond and other divines the prophetic language. ..."

2. South America, Social, Industrial, and Political: A Twenty-five-thousand by Frank George Carpenter (1900)
"OWN the Andes on a hand-car; coasting upon the steepest railroad in the ... The road is only 138 miles long, but it climbs up the steepest mountains of the ..."

3. South America, Social, Industrial, and Political: A Twenty-five-thousand by Frank George Carpenter (1900)
"The road is only 138 miles long, but it climbs up the steepest mountains of the globe. It rises more than three miles in less than a hundred, ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... climb the steepest grades in easy curves, and are usually as smooth as a marble table, free from obstacles, and carefully walled.in by parapets of stone ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Every one knows how roads in Europe climb the steepest grades in easy curves, and are usually as smooth as a marble table, free from obstacles, ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... Every one knows how roads in Europe climb the steepest grades in easy curves, and are usually as smooth as a marble table, free from obstacles, ..."

7. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1907)
"The steepest Grade Admissible—When it is asked what is the steepest grade which should be permitted on a given road there are many factors which must be ..."

8. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1899)
"The steepest Grade Admissible.—When it is asked what is the steepest grade which should be permitted on a given road there are many factors which must be ..."

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