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"
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
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
adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition; "he phased the intake with the output of the machine"
arrange in phases or stages; "phase a withdrawal"
(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"
(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"
treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
cause (a computer) to execute a single command
support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
a musical interval of two semitones
the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
a short distance; "it's only a step to the drugstore"
relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations