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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Steep·er n. A vessel, vat, or cistern, in which things are steeped.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Steep, a. [Compar. Steeper superl. Steepest.]
 1. Making a large angle with the plane of the horizon; ascending or descending rapidly with respect to a horizontal line or a level; precipitous; as, a steep hill or mountain; a steep roof; a steep ascent; a steep declivity; a steep barometric gradient.
 2. Difficult of access; not easily reached; lofty; elevated; high. [Obs.]
 3. Excessive; as, a steep price. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for steeping