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step or stage? Which of them are correct? 1. The production of cement can be divided into 4 steps.(crush the raw material, mix, heat and grind) 2. The production of cement can be divided into 4 stages. 3. The production of cement can be divided into 4 procedures.
2016년 10월 6일 오전 10:18
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I believe that "steps" and "stages" are equally correct. They have very slightly different shades of meaning. "Stages" emphasizes the idea of each process taking a while. Crush, crush, crush, crush, crush, it is in the crushing stage. Now it is in the mixing stage: mix, mix, mix, mix, mix. "Steps" emphasizes order, sequence, and transition. You might use the word if you were describing a block diagram. One can imagine a tour guide taking someone through a cement factor. "The first step is crushing. Here we are at the crusher. In this stage of production, the rock is reduced to a fine powder. The next step is mixing, and if you walk with me down this ramp we can view the cement in the next stage of production..."
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