1 a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy" [syn: class, form]
2 a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade" [syn: level, tier]
3 the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"
4 one-hundredth of a right angle [syn: grad]
5 a degree of ablaut [syn: gradation]
6 a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?" [syn: mark, score]
7 the height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade" [syn: ground level]
8 a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree" [syn: degree, level]
9 a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
1 assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide" [syn: rate, rank, range, order, place]
2 level to the right gradient
3 assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework" [syn: score, mark]
4 determine the grade of or assign a grade to
- Rhymes: -eɪd
- A rating.
- I gave him a good grade for effort.
- A degree or level of something; a position
within a scale; a degree of quality.
- This fine-grade coin from 1837 is worth a good amount.
- A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage
- The grade of this hill is more than 5 percent
- A level of pre-collegiate education
- Clancy is entering the fifth grade this year.
- An area that has been graded by a grader (construction machine)
- The level of the ground.
- This material absorbs moisture and is probably not a good choice for use below grade.''
- To score an academic test.
- To assign a score to overall academic performance.
- To flatten and even out or smooth a large surface.
Grade may refer to:
- Grade (education), a teacher's evaluation of a student's performance
- Grade level, the numbering of the year a student has reached in school.
In civil engineering
- Grade (slope), the pitch of a slope such as a hill, road or railway
In pure mathematics
In measurement and quality assessment and control
- Grade (angle), a unit for the measurement of plane angle's
- Ore grade, a measure that describes the concentration of a valuable natural material in the surrounding ore
- Grades, the property class of nuts and bolts in terms of size and strength
- Cetane rating, a measure of diesel fuel's combustion quality
- Octane rating, the measure of the autoignition resistance of gasoline (petrol) and other fuels used in spark-ignition internal combustion engines
- Grading (tumors), a measure of the aggressiveness of a tumor in medicine
- Grade (climbing), a climber's assessment of the difficulty and danger of climbing a hill
- Grade (bouldering), a climber's assessment of the difficulty and danger of climbing a route which are distinct from those used in regular climbing
- Grade (rivers), a standardized scale used to rate the safety of a stretch of river, or a single rapid.
- Grade of service, the quality of voice service in telecommunications
- Coin grading, the process of determining the grade or condition of a coin, the key factor in its value
- Color grading, the process of altering and enhancing the color of a motion picture or television image
- Pattern grading, the scaling of a pattern to a different size in the clothing or footwear industry
In the sense of rank or status
- Grade, an approximate equivalent of military rank in the Civil Air Patrol
grade in Bulgarian: Град (пояснение)
grade in German: Grade
grade in French: Grade
grade in Dutch: Grade
grade in Russian: Град (значения)
grade in Ukrainian: Град (значення)
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