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Definition of Steep

steep
brasilein ra*sil"e*in, C16H12O5, to which brazilwood owes its dyeing properties. Brasque Brasque, n. [F.] (Metal.) A paste made by mixing powdered charcoal, coal, or coke with clay, molasses, tar, or other suitable substance. It is used for lining hearths, crucibles, etc. Called also steep.
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Steep Steep (st[=e]p), a. Bright; glittering; fiery. [Obs.] His eyen steep, and rolling in his head. --Chaucer.
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Steep Steep, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Steeped (st[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Steeping.] [OE. stepen, probably fr. Icel. steypa to cause to stoop, cast down, pour out, to cast metals, causative of st[=u]pa to stoop; cf. Sw. st["o]pa to cast, to steep, Dan. st["o]be, D. & G. stippen to steep, to dip. Cf. Stoop, v. t.] To soak in a liquid; to macerate; to extract the essence of by soaking; as, to soften seed by steeping it in water. Often used figuratively. Let fancy still my sense in Lethe steep. --Shak. In refreshing dew to steep The little, trembling flowers. --Wordsworth. The learned of the nation were steeped in Latin. --Earle.
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Steep Steep, v. i. To undergo the process of soaking in a liquid; as, the tea is steeping. [Colloq.]
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Steep Steep, n. 1. Something steeped, or used in steeping; a fertilizing liquid to hasten the germination of seeds. 2. A rennet bag. [Prov. Eng.]
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Steep Steep, n. A precipitous place, hill, mountain, rock, or ascent; any elevated object sloping with a large angle to the plane of the horizon; a precipice. --Dryden. We had on each side naked rocks and mountains broken into a thousand irregular steeps and precipices. --Addison. Bare steeps, where desolation stalks. --Wordsworth.

Meaning of Steep from wikipedia

- Steep may refer to: Steep (2007 film), a film about extreme skiing Steep (video game), a 2016 video game Steep, Hampshire, a village in central Hampshire...
- Steeping is the soaking in liquid (usually water) of a solid, usually so as to extract flavours or to soften it. The specific process of teas being prepared...
- transportation is provided by Manitoba Highway 6 which connects Thompson with Winnipeg. Steep Rock Community Profile Steep Rock Photos Steep Rock Beach Park...
- gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line. Slope is often denoted by the letter m; there is no clear...
- The Harrow is a Grade II listed public house at Harrow Lane, Steep, Hampshire GU32 2DA. It is on the Campaign for Real Ale's National Inventory of Historic...
- Steep Point (26°09′05″S 113°09′18″E / 26.15139°S 113.15500°E / -26.15139; 113.15500 (Steep Point)Coordinates: 26°09′05″S 113°09′18″E / 26.15139°S...
- Steep Holm (Welsh: Ynys Rhonech, Old English: Ronech and later Steopanreolice) is an English island lying in the Bristol Channel. The island covers 48...
- A steep coast is a stretch of coastline where the mainland descends abruptly into the sea. There is a sharp transition from the land to sea as opposed...
- Steep Canyon Rangers is an American bluegr**** band based in Asheville and Brevard, North Carolina. Though formed in 2000, the band has become widely known...
- performs a task, the better he or she get at it. The common expression "a steep learning curve" is a misnomer suggesting that an activity is difficult to...