Definition of grade. Meaning of grade. Synonyms of grade
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Definition of grade
GradeGrade Grade, n. [F. grade, L. gradus step, pace, grade, from
gradi to step, go. Cf. Congress, Degree, Gradus.]
1. 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. --Buckle.
2. In a railroad or highway:
(a) 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
(b) A graded ascending, descending, or level portion of a
road; a gradient.
3. (Stock Breeding) 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
At grade, on the same level; -- said of the crossing of a
railroad with another railroad or a highway, when they are
on the same level at the point of crossing.
Down grade, a descent, as on a graded railroad.
Up grade, an ascent, as on a graded railroad.
Equating for grades. See under Equate.
Grade crossing, a crossing at grade. GradeGrade Grade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size,
quality, rank, etc.
2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent,
as the line of a canal or road.
3. (Stock Breeding) To cross with some better breed; to
improve the blood of.
Grade Grade, n.
A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log,
and tree, and stone. --Whittier.
Meaning of grade from wikipedia
to: in education
(education), a teacher's evaluation
of a student's performance
- in some countries, all grades
from all current classes
a grade point average
(gpa) for the marking
- a graded stakes
race is any thoroughbred horse
race in the united states
that is assigned graded status
by the american graded
- in rock climbing
and other climbing
give a grade
to a climbing route
that concisely describes
- the grade
slope, incline, gradient, pitch
or rise) of a physical
- grade separation
is the method
of two or more surface transport
axes at different heights
(grade s) so that they
- some countries describe
the different stages
in years, whereas other countries
use a system
- academic grading
in the united states
most commonly takes
on the form of five letter
grades. traditionally, the grades
are a, b, c, d, and
- in almost
by age groups
(followed by first
ian grade, baron grade
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1943) is an english broadcast executive
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