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An accumulation of degrees
Accumulation Ac*cu`mu*la"tion, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.] 1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors. 2. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof. Accumulation of energy or power, the storing of energy by means of weights lifted or masses put in motion; electricity stored. An accumulation of degrees (Eng. Univ.), the taking of several together, or at smaller intervals than usual or than is allowed by the rules.
Conjoint degrees
Conjoint Con*joint", a. [F. conjoint, p. p. of conjoindre. See Conjoin, and cf. Conjunct.] United; connected; associated. ``Influence conjoint.' --Glover. Conjoint degrees (Mus.), two notes which follow each other immediately in the order of the scale, as ut and re. --Johnson. Conjoint tetrachords (Mus.), two tetrachords or fourths, where the same note is the highest of one and the lowest of the other; -- also written conjunct.
Gram degree
Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See Graphic.] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See Grain, n., 4. Gram degree, or Gramme degree (Physics), a unit of heat, being the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of pure water one degree centigrade. Gram equivalent (Electrolysis), that quantity of the metal which will replace one gram of hydrogen.
Gramme degree
Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See Graphic.] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See Grain, n., 4. Gram degree, or Gramme degree (Physics), a unit of heat, being the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of pure water one degree centigrade. Gram equivalent (Electrolysis), that quantity of the metal which will replace one gram of hydrogen.
Levitical degrees
Levitical Le*vit"ic*al (l[-e]*v[i^]t"[i^]*kal), a. [L. Leviticus, Gr. Leyitiko`s.] 1. Of or pertaining to a Levite or the Levites. 2. Priestly. `` Levitical questions.' --Milton. 3. Of or pertaining to, or designating, the law contained in the book of Leviticus. --Ayliffe. Levitical degrees, degrees of relationship named in Leviticus, within which marriage is forbidden.

Meaning of Degree from wikipedia

- Degree may refer to: Degree symbol (°), a notation used in science, engineering and mathematics Degree (angle), a unit of angle measurement Degree...
- bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by...
- professional degrees. The most common undergraduate degree is the bachelor's degree, although in some countries lower qualifications are titled degrees (e.g....
- A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery...
- An ****ociate degree (or ****ociate's degree) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study...
- The degree symbol (°) is a typographical symbol that is used, among other things, to represent degrees of arc (e.g. in geographic coordinate systems),...
- The term "honours degree" (or "honors degree") has various meanings in the context of different degrees and education systems. Most commonly it refers...
- An undergraduate degree (also called first degree, bachelor's degree or simply degree) is a colloquial term for an academic degree taken by a person who...
- undergraduate degree cl****ification system is a grading structure for undergraduate degrees or bachelor's degrees and integrated master's degrees) in the United...
- at 0 degrees and ice melting at 100 degrees). This scale is widely taught in schools today. By international agreement, since 1954 the unit "degree Celsius"...
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