verb (used without object), gra·dat·ed, gra·dat·ing.
verb (used with object), gra·dat·ed, gra·dat·ing.
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Origin of gradate
OTHER WORDS FROM gradatere·gra·date, verb, re·gra·dat·ed, re·gra·dat·ing.un·gra·dat·ed, adjectiveun·gra·dat·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gradate
But there are cases in which a gradated tone, such as a sky, may need to be printed before the line block.
It is easy in this way to print a very delicately gradated tint from full colour to white.
She was also in a scarlet flannel blouse thickly powdered with gradated black discs.The Far Horizon|Lucas Malet
The right line is to the curve what monotony is to melody, and what unvaried color is to gradated color.Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)|John Ruskin
Not only this, but there is a gradated improvement of intelligence in the course of it,—rather too much so for entire credibility.The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne|Frank Preston Stearns