Last modified on 30 May 2014, at 20:20

stepwise

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From step +‎ -wise.

AdjectiveEdit

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.

AdverbEdit

stepwise (comparative more stepwise, superlative most stepwise)

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