Definition of stepwise adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    stepwise

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈstepwaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstepwaɪz//
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1in a series of steps, rather than continuously
  2. 2 (music) (of a melody) moving in a way that uses only the notes that are next to each other in a scale
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stepwise