מַעֲלָה 46 n.f. step, stair1step, stair2steps (forming sun-dial) 3stories of heaven 4ascent5song of ascents
Strong Concise Dictionary Of The Words In The Hebrew Bible
H4609מַעֲלָהmaʻălâh; feminine of 4608; elevation, i.e. the act (literally, a journey to a higher place, figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally, a step or grade-mark, figuratively, a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms) — things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.