Definition of One-step

1. Noun. An early ballroom dance; precursor to the fox-trot.

Generic synonyms: Ballroom Dance, Ballroom Dancing
Specialized synonyms: Turkey Trot

2. Verb. Dance the one-step.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of One-step

one-person(a)
one-piece
one-quadrillionth
one-quintillionth
one-seventh
one-shot
one-shots
one-sided
one-sidedly
one-sidedness
one-sidely
one-sixth
one-sixtieth
one-size-fits-all
one-start
one-step (current term)
one-step procedure
one-stop
one-stop shop
one-tenth
one-third
one-thousandth
one-time
one-time pad
one-to-one
one-track
one-track mind
one-trick pony
one-trillionth
one-two

Literary usage of One-step

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Sketches showing the seven possible one-step shifts which were considered to explain the phase-one spectral changes. the S *-> V path averages A with В and, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"One step to the death-bed," &c. These lines are from a fragment of Shelley's, entitled The Dirge. ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"We could not praise a teacher who is content not to see "the distant scene," and who finds "one step enough" for him to be in advance of his pupils. ..."

4. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"Vishnu, on this, included the whole earth in one step, the heavens in the second, and in the third, rising up to his navel, said to Bali, " Whither can I ..."

5. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"... nay, even t\-ie. parsons not excepted; for, if they did not come to welcome me, they collected in a group to j« me, and that was one step towards doing ..."

6. The Teaching of Mathematics in the Elementary and the Secondary School by Jacob William Albert Young (1906)
"The simple steps of mathematics ; degree of thoroughness of work. The importance of cutting work up into simple steps One step at ant^ taking them one ai a ..."

7. The Russian Rockefellers: The Saga of the Nobel Family and the Russian Oil by Robert W. Tolf (1976)
"The title of Lenin's polemic—"One Step Foward, Two Steps Backward"—described perfectly the situation. Recovery from the slaughter and destruction of the ..."

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