step-off

noun
plural -s

Definition of step-off

1 : an act or instance of stepping off
2a : an abrupt dropping off of a shore line into deep water
b : a place where such a dropping off occurs

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from step off, verb

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“Step-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/step-off. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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