1. sea steps ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard
  2. bus stop a place on a bus route where buses stop to discharge and take on passengers
  3. Massachusetts a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
  4. basic slag slag produced in making steel
  5. basic dye a dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion
  6. juxtaposition the act of positioning close together
  7. Marie Stopes birth-control campaigner who in 1921 opened the first birth control clinic in London (1880-1958)
  8. music stand a light stand for holding sheets of printed music
  9. obsequious attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  10. music stool a stool for piano players; usually adjustable in height
  11. disc space (computer science) the space available on a magnetic disk
  12. sidestep avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
  13. basic assumption an assumption that is basic to an argument
  14. quickstep military march accompanying quick time
  15. Isaac Stern United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  16. six times by a factor of six
  17. Basiliscus a reptile genus of Iguanidae
  18. basics principles from which other truths can be derived
  19. basketball a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
  20. Tay-Sachs disease a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood