Definition of stepper in English:


Line breaks: step|per
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛpə


  • 1An electric motor or other device which moves or rotates in a series of small discrete steps.
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    • The two-sided timing belt is driven by a stepper motor in synchronism with the turret.
    • The plungers of the pumps are moved via cams by stepper motors which swing or rotate back and forth within a certain angular range.
    • Spectra were acquired before the stepper motor began moving, throughout the 6-blanch cycle, and after the blanch cycle was completed.
  • 2A portable block used in step aerobics.

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