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steamroller a large truck with a huge roller that is used to smooth and crush the material used in building roads.
steamship a large ship powered by steam; steamer.
steed a lively and sturdy horse used for riding.
steel a hard, strong metal made from iron mixed with carbon. Steel is used to make machines, cars, tools, knives, and many other things. [4 definitions]
steep1 having a sharp slope or slant. [2 definitions]
steep2 to soak in a liquid.
steeple a tall, narrow tower on top of a building. A steeple often has a pointed spire.
steer1 to cause to move in a certain direction. [3 definitions]
steer2 a young bull or male ox that is not able to produce young and that is raised for its meat.
steer clear of to keep away from; avoid.
steering wheel a wheel that is turned by a driver, pilot, or the like to control the direction of a land vehicle, boat, or aircraft.
stem1 the main part of a plant that grows up from the ground and supports the branches, leaves, flowers, or fruits that may grow from it. [3 definitions]
stencil a sheet of some material out of which letters or a pattern has been cut. Paint or ink can pass through stencils to form a design on the surface underneath. [3 definitions]
step the movement made by lifting one foot and putting it down in another place; motion used in walking. [8 definitions]
step- a prefix that means "related because someone married again."
stepdaughter the daughter of one's husband or wife from an earlier marriage.
stepfather the husband of one's mother, who may act as a father but is not one's natural father.
stepmother the wife of one's father, who may act as a mother but is not one's natural mother.
step on someone's toes to annoy or anger by trying to take over someone else's job or role.
stepson the son of one's husband or wife from an earlier marriage.
stereo a system of equipment for playing sound that uses separate channels to create a realistic effect.