Definition of Stepladder

1. Noun. A folding portable ladder hinged at the top.

Exact synonyms: Step Ladder
Generic synonyms: Ladder



Definition of Stepladder

1. n. A portable set of steps.

Definition of Stepladder

1. Noun. (alternative form of step ladder) ¹

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Definition of Stepladder

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stepladder

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stepgrandsons
stephanandra
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stephane
stephanes
stephanion
stephanions
stephanite
stephanoberyciform
stephanotis
stephanotises
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stepladder (current term)
stepladders
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steples
steplike
stepmama
stepmamas
stepmamma
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stepmom
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stepmother
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stepmotherly
stepmothers

Literary usage of Stepladder

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1. The Origin and Development of the Nervous System: From a Physiological Viewpoint by Charles Manning Child (1921)
"THE "stepladder" TYPE OF NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE INVERTEBRATES The relation of the central nervous system to the symmetry gradients is definite and clear ..."

2. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"... Mr. Blackmore on a stepladder, fastening up some loose branches of pear trees spread along the wall. I spoke, and, recognizing my voice, ..."

3. Practical Things with Simple Tools: A Book for Young Mechanics by Astra Cielo (1916)
"... EEE, are made of one-inch board four and one-half inches wide and fifteen inches long. Insert the three steps into the grooves and fasten 169 stepladder ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1919)
""That the stepladder furnished the plaintiff was a defective, dangerous and unsafe contrivance to be used for the purpose for which plaintiff was directed ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Where a fall from a stepladder resulta in compound fracture of the lower portions of both bones of one leg and the injury is permanent and suppuration ..."

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