plan and oversee the development and details of; "The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed"
compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music; "Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music"
a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
one of the supports for a piece of furniture
a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
the limb of an animal used for food
a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
(nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition; "he phased the intake with the output of the machine"
(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun); "the full phase of the moon"
arrange in phases or stages; "phase a withdrawal"
(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
a short distance; "it's only a step to the drugstore"
cause (a computer) to execute a single command
relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions"
move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation; "She stepped into a life of luxury"; "he won't step into his father's footsteps"
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
place (a ship's mast) in its step
a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
shift or move by taking a step; "step back"
support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending