1. stepping motor a motor that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
  2. taking over acquisition of property by descent or by will
  3. stopping fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  4. stopover a stopping place on a journey
  5. stop over interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
  6. swing over influence decisively
  7. stepping down the act of abdicating
  8. think over reflect deeply on a subject
  9. stooping having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect
  10. stop number the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system
  11. stopping point the temporal end; the concluding time
  12. stepping stone any means of advancement
  13. crossing over the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
  14. bust-up takeover a leveraged buyout in which the target company's assets are sold to repay the loan that financed the takeover
  15. shipping fever a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep
  16. slipcover a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furniture
  17. poring over reading carefully with intent to remember
  18. going-over a careful and thorough inspection
  19. strong force (physics) the interaction that binds protons and neutrons together in the nuclei of atoms; mediated by gluons
  20. stabbing painful as if caused by a sharp instrument