Definition of Step stool

1. Noun. A stool that has one or two steps that fold under the seat.

Generic synonyms: Stool

Definition of Step stool

1. Noun. A stool of various designs that may have one or more steps that fold away underneath the seat when not in use. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Step Stool

step foot
step forward
step function
step in
step in front of a moving train
step ladder
step ladders
step on
step on a rake
step on it
step on someone's toes
step out
step over
step overs
step stool (current term)
step stools
step to the fore
step up
step up to the plate

Literary usage of Step stool

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Caregiver Connection: Training Manualby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1989)
"Check step stool Do you have a step stool which is stable and in good repair? ... Before climbing on any step stool, make sure it is fully opened and stable ..."

2. Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services: Put Prevention Into Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Ladders and step stools Do you always use a step stool or ladder that is tall enough for the job? Do you always set up your ladder or step stool on a firm, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"A stitch in the region of the right groin, extending to the umbilicus, on every step. Stool.—Diarrhoea for two days and one night.—Stools small, numerous ..."

4. Safety and Health Requirements Manual: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers edited by Robert H. Griffin (1999)
"step stool: a self-supporting, foldable, portable ladder, non-adjustable in length, 80 cm (32 in) or less in height, with flat steps and without a pail ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"The side-carriage is supported from the deck at the hinder end, by a wedge K, or step- stool ; which being altered at pleasure, and the fore end turning ..."

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