Definition of Gradual. Meaning of Gradual. Synonyms of Gradual

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Definition of Gradual

Gradual
Gradual Grad"u*al, n. [LL. graduale a gradual (in sense 1), fr. L. gradus step: cf. F. graduel. See Grade, and cf. Grail a gradual.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) (a) An antiphon or responsory after the epistle, in the Mass, which was sung on the steps, or while the deacon ascended the steps. (b) A service book containing the musical portions of the Mass. 2. A series of steps. [Obs.] --Dryden.
Gradual
Gradual Grad"u*al"; a. [Cf; F. graduel. See Grade, and cf. Gradual, n.] Proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive; slow; as, a gradual increase of knowledge; a gradual decline. Creatures animate with gradual life Of growth, sense, reason, all summed up in man. --Milton.

Meaning of Gradual from wikipedia

- The Gradual (Latin: graduale or responsorium graduale) is a chant or hymn in the liturgical celebration of the Eucharist in the Catholic Church, and among...
- Gradual typing is a type system in which some variables and expressions may be given types and the correctness of the typing is checked at compile-time...
- Gradualism, from the Latin gradus ("step"), is a hypothesis, a theory or a tenet ****uming that change comes about gradually or that variation is gradual...
- The Roman Gradual (Latin: Graduale Romanum) is an official liturgical book of the Roman Rite of the Roman Catholic Church containing chants, including...
- Phyletic gradualism is a model of evolution which theorizes that most speciation is slow, uniform and gradual. When evolution occurs in this mode, it is...
- over a sometimes lengthy period. Just as the ocean has a gradual shelf, a gradual slope, a gradual inclination, with a sudden drop-off only after a long...
- The Fontevraud Gradual (often known as the Gradual of Eleanor of Brittany) is an antiphonary or gradual of the mid-13th century, owned by Eleanor of Brittany...
- The gradual release of responsibility model or GRR model is a particular style of teaching which is a structured method of pedagogy framed around a process...
- Encourage the Gradual Civilization of Indian Tribes in this Province, and to Amend the Laws Relating to Indians (commonly known as the Gradual Civilization...
- The Gradual Enfranchi****t Act (long name An Act for the gradual enfranchi****t of Indians, the better management of Indian affairs, and to extend the...
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