Definition of stepper in English:

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stepper

Pronunciation: /ˈstepər/

noun

1An electric motor or other device that moves or rotates in a series of small discrete steps.
Example sentences
  • 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.
3 dated A horse with a brisk, attractive walking gait: choosing a showy gray stepper for May’s brougham

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Syllabification: step·per

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