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A particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value
Sea salt is usually available in coarse or fine grades
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In vector calculus, the gradient of a scalar-valued differentiable function f of several variables is the vector field (or vector-valued function) ∇ f {\displaystyle \nabla f} whose value at a point p {\displaystyle p} is the vector whose components are the partial derivatives of f {\displaystyle f} at p {\displaystyle p} . That is, for f : R n → R {\displaystyle f\colon \mathbb {R} ^{n}\to \mathbb {R} } , its gradient ∇ f : R n → R n {\displaystyle \nabla f\colon \mathbb {R} ^{n}\to \mathbb {R} ^{n}} is defined at the point p = ( x 1 , … , x n ) {\displaystyle p=(x_{1},\ldots ,x_{n})} in n-dimensional space as the vector: ∇ f ( p ) = [ ∂ f ∂ x 1 ( p ) ⋮ ∂ f ∂ x n ( p ) ] .
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A mark indicating the quality of a student's work
I got good grades last semester
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A rate of inclination; a slope.
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Just over the crest of a long seven per cent grade
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An ascending or descending part; an incline.
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A variety of cattle produced by crossing with a superior breed
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(Physics) The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
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Arrange in or allocate to grades; classify or sort
The timber is graded according to its thickness
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(Mathematics) A vector having coordinate components that are the partial derivatives of a function with respect to its variables.
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Give a mark to (a student or a piece of work).
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(Biology) A series of progressively increasing or decreasing differences in the growth rate, metabolism, or physiological activity of a cell, organ, or organism.
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Pass gradually from one level, especially a shade of colour, into another
The sky graded from blue at the top of the shot to white on the horizon
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A slope or incline.
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A rate of inclination or declination of a slope.
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Cross (livestock) with a superior breed.
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The ratio of the rates of change of a dependent variable and an independent variable, the slope of a curve's tangent.
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A stage or degree in a process.
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(science) The rate at which a physical quantity increases or decreases relative to change in a given variable, especially distance.
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A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity
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A differential operator that maps each point of a scalar field to a vector pointed in the direction of the greatest rate of change of the scalar. Notation for a scalar field φ: ∇φ
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An accepted level or standard.
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A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
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Moving by steps; walking.
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A level of academic development in an elementary, middle, or secondary school
Learned fractions in the fourth grade.
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Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination.
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A group of students at such a level
The third grade has recess at 10:30.
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Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.
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Moving by steps; walking; as, gradient automata.
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A number, letter, or symbol indicating a student's level of accomplishment
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Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination; as, the gradient line of a railroad.
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A military, naval, or civil service rank.
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Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.
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The degree of inclination of a slope, road, or other surface
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Slowed the truck when he approached the grade.
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A part of a road which slopes upward or downward; a portion of a way not level; a grade.
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The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
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The rate of increase or decrease of a variable magnitude, or the curve which represents it; as, a thermometric gradient.
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A domestic animal produced by crossbreeding one of purebred stock with one of ordinary stock.
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The variation of the concentration of a chemical substance in solution through some linear path; also called concentration gradient; - usually measured in concentration units per unit distance. Concentration gradients are created naturally, e.g. by the diffusion of a substance from a point of high concentration toward regions of lower concentration within a body of liquid; in laboratory techniques they may be made artificially.
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(Linguistics) A degree of ablaut.
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A graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
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To arrange in grades; sort or classify
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The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal;
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To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate
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To give a grade to (a student, for example).
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To level or smooth to a desired or horizontal gradient
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To improve the quality of (livestock) by crossbreeding with purebred stock.
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Piles of gravel that grade from coarse to fine.
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A rating.
This fine-grade coin from 1837 is worth a good amount.
I gave him a good grade for effort.
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Performance on a test or other evaluation(s), expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a score.
He got a good grade on the test.
You need a grade of at least 80% in first-year calculus to be admitted to the CS major program.
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A degree or level of something; a position within a scale; a degree of quality.
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(linguistics) Degree (any of the three stages (positive, comparative, superlative) in the comparison of an adjective or an adverb).
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A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage
The grade of this hill is more than 5 percent.
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A level of primary and secondary education.
Clancy is entering the fifth grade this year.
Clancy starts grade five this year.
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The grade fives are on a field trip.
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An area that has been flattened by a grader (construction machine).
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The level of the ground.
This material absorbs moisture and is probably not a good choice for use below grade.
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(geometry) In a linear system of divisors on an n-dimensional variety, the number of free intersection points of n generic divisors.
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A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
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(systematics) A taxon united by a level of morphological or physiological complexity that is not a clade.
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(medicine) The degree of malignity of a tumor expressed on a scale.
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An eyeglass prescription.
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To assign scores to the components of an academic test, or to overall academic performance.
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To flatten, level, or smooth a large surface, especially with a grader.
To grade land before building on it
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(sewing) To remove or trim part of a seam allowance from a finished seam so as to reduce bulk and make the finished piece more even when turned right side out.
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To apply classifying labels to data (typically by a manual rather than automatic process).
Brain scans were graded on a five-point scale of atrophy.
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(linguistics) To describe, modify or inflect so as to classify as to degree.
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(intransitive) To pass imperceptibly from one grade into another.
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To pass from one school grade into the next.
I graded out of grade two and three and arrived in Miss Hanson's room.
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A step or degree in any series, rank, quality, order; relative position or standing; as, grades of military rank; crimes of every grade; grades of flour.
They also appointed and removed, at their own pleasure,teachers of every grade.
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The rate of ascent or descent; gradient; deviation from a level surface to an inclined plane; - usually stated as so many feet per mile, or as one foot rise or fall in so many of horizontal distance; as, a heavy grade; a grade of twenty feet per mile, or of 1 in 264.
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The result of crossing a native stock with some better breed. If the crossbreed have more than three fourths of the better blood, it is called high grade.
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To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size, quality, rank, etc.
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To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a canal or road.
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To cross with some better breed; to improve the blood of.
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A body of students who are taught together;
Early morning classes are always sleepy
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A relative position or degree of value in a graded group;
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One-hundredth of a right angle
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A degree of ablaut
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A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance);
She made good marks in algebra
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The height of the ground on which something stands;
The base of the tower was below grade
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A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;
A moderate degree of intelligence
A high level of care is required
It is all a matter of degree
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A variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
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Assign a rank or rating to;
How would you rank these students?
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide
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Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;
Score the SAT essays
Mark homework
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