Orthographic projection drawing of stairs. An orthographic projection is the method of representing the exact form of an object in two or more views on planes generally at right angles to each other, by dropping perpendiculars fro the object to the planes.

Orthographic Projection of Stairs

Orthographic projection drawing of stairs. An orthographic projection is the method of representing…

"The steps and fenders are next attached." -Bodmer, 1917

Building an Automobile, Step 22: Fenders

"The steps and fenders are next attached." -Bodmer, 1917

"A modern square cottage, or 'bungalow', well proportioned. A good design for a village house." —Kinne, 1920

Modern bungalow

"A modern square cottage, or 'bungalow', well proportioned. A good design for a village house." —Kinne,…

This is a combination step ladder, clothes rack, and ironing board. A step ladder is hinged in the middle to form an inverted V, with stays to keep the two halves at a fixed angle. A clothes rack refers to a frame upon which clothes are hung after washing to easily let each garment dry. Most ironing is done on an ironing board, a small, portable, foldable table with a heat resistant top. Some commercial-grade ironing boards incorporate a heating element and a pedal-operated vacuum to pull air through the board and dry the garment.

Combination Step Ladder, Clothes Rack, and Ironing Board

This is a combination step ladder, clothes rack, and ironing board. A step ladder is hinged in the middle…

Illustration of 24 congruent cubes stacked at various heights to resemble steps. A 3-dimensional representation on a 2-dimensional surface that can be used for testing depth perception and identifying and counting cubes, edges, and faces.

24 Stacked Congruent Cubes

Illustration of 24 congruent cubes stacked at various heights to resemble steps. A 3-dimensional representation…

"Stepped gage, a form of male or plug gage in which a series of external gages are combined, each projecting like a step beyond that next in front of it." -Whitney, 1911

Stepped Gauge

"Stepped gage, a form of male or plug gage in which a series of external gages are combined, each projecting…

Greek people standing and talking under a tree.

Greeks

Greek people standing and talking under a tree.

The character, Heidi carrying kittens in her apron from Johanna Spyri's novel, Heidi.

Heidi

The character, Heidi carrying kittens in her apron from Johanna Spyri's novel, Heidi.

Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

Expanding Ladder

Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

A ladder is an inclined set of steps, hinged in the middle to form an inverted V, with stays to keep the two havles at a fixed angle.

Folding Step Ladder

A ladder is an inclined set of steps, hinged in the middle to form an inverted V, with stays to keep…

A portable framework of wood, metal, rope, etc., in the form of two long parallel members connected by several parallel rungs or steps fixed to them at right angles, for climbing up or down

Tall Ladder

A portable framework of wood, metal, rope, etc., in the form of two long parallel members connected…

"In masonry, the act of leaving unfinished masonry, as prepared to receive future additions, in steps." -Whitney, 1911

Masonry, Racking

"In masonry, the act of leaving unfinished masonry, as prepared to receive future additions, in steps."…

In masonry, toothing bricks is alternating their projection at the end of a wall to be continued later.

Masonry, Toothing

In masonry, toothing bricks is alternating their projection at the end of a wall to be continued later.

"Sarcophagus from the Street of Tombs at Assos in the Troad, excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America." -Whitney, 1911

Sarcophagus

"Sarcophagus from the Street of Tombs at Assos in the Troad, excavated by the Archaeological Institute…

A set of stairs used for walking up to a higher level.

Stairs

A set of stairs used for walking up to a higher level.

Illustration of stairs; 3-dimensional view of 4 steps. The staircase can be created by combining/stacking various sizes of rectangular solids.

Isometric of Stairs

Illustration of stairs; 3-dimensional view of 4 steps. The staircase can be created by combining/stacking…

The step in front of a door.

Step

The step in front of a door.

An example of a set of concrete steps.

Concrete Steps

An example of a set of concrete steps.

Gulliver on a contrived wooden ladder, built just for him so he could read the giant books of Brobdingnag.

Wooden steps

Gulliver on a contrived wooden ladder, built just for him so he could read the giant books of Brobdingnag.

"The threshold was, with the ancients, an object of superstitious reverence, and it was thought unfortunate to tread on it with the left foot. On this account, the steps leading into a temple were of an uneven number, because the worshipper, after placing his right foot on the bottom step, would then place the same foot on the threshold also." — Anthon, 1891

Threshold

"The threshold was, with the ancients, an object of superstitious reverence, and it was thought unfortunate…