Definition of stepwise in English:

stepwise

Pronunciation /ˈstepˌwīz/ /ˈstɛpˌwaɪz/

adverb & adjective

  • 1In a series of distinct stages; not continuously.

    as adverb ‘concentrations of the acid tend to decrease stepwise’
    as adjective ‘a stepwise procedure’
  • 2North American Music
    Moving by adjacent intervals.

    as adjective ‘crackling solos and juicy, stepwise guitar counterpoints’

Pronunciation

stepwise

/ˈstepˌwīz/ /ˈstɛpˌwaɪz/