gradability

or grade·a·bil·i·ty

[grey-duh-bil-i-tee]

noun Transportation.

a measure of a truck's pulling power expressed as the steepest grade the truck can climb with a full load.

Nearby words

  1. graciously,
  2. graciousness,
  3. grackle,
  4. grad,
  5. grad.,
  6. gradable,
  7. gradate,
  8. gradatim,
  9. gradation,
  10. grade

Compare grade(def 9).

Origin of gradability

First recorded in 1950–55; grade + -ability

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