stepwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From step +‎ -wise.

Adjective[edit]

stepwise (not comparable)

  1. One (small) step or stage at a time; gradual; piecemeal
    • 2003, Steven Scott Phelps, tRNA interactions in the ribosomal A-site [] (page 48)
      The act of translation requires the stepwise decoding of the mRNA one codon at a time.

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Adverb[edit]

stepwise (comparative more stepwise, superlative most stepwise)

  1. One step or stage at a time; step by step

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