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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of arranging in levels; A degree of ablaut; Relative place in a series.

Usage examples (28)
  • She showed that the gradation is the same when the Slovenes say Ni vreden pol kurca!
  • This is a reversal of the more usual notion, but the idea of gradation is equally present.
  • As a rule, no colour exists in nature without gradation, which is to colours what curvature is to lines.
  • Von Baer also held that there are four distinct types of structure; he, too, combated the idea of gradation within the limits of the type. for more
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