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Definition of Grade

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Grade 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 264. (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 grade. 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.
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Grade Grade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graded; p. pr. & vb. n. Grading.] 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.
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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

- Look up grade or grading in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Grade most commonly refers to: Grading in education, a measurement of a student's performance...
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- England and Wales under three grades, with Grade I being the highest grade: Grade I: buildings of exceptional interest. Grade II*: particularly important...
- At-grade may refer to: At-grade intersection, a crossing between roads on the same level Road junction Level crossing, where a road or path crosses a railway...
- Ninth grade (also 9th Grade or Grade 9) is the ninth or tenth year of formal or compulsory education in some countries. It is generally part of middle...
- Many climbing routes have a grade that reflects the technical difficulty—and in some cases the risks and commitment level—of the route. The first ascensionist...
- This is a list of grading systems used by countries of the world, primarily within the fields of secondary education and university education, organized...
- Twelfth grade (also known as 12th grade, grade 12, senior year, or class 12) is the twelfth year of formal or compulsory education. It is typically the...
- grade (also 5th Grade or Grade 5) is the fifth or sixth year of formal or compulsory education. In the United States, This is mostly the last grade of...
- A grader, also commonly referred to as a road grader, motor grader, or simply blade, is a form of heavy equipment with a long blade used to create a flat...