Origin of gradation
OTHER WORDS FROM gradationgra·da·tion·al, adjectivegra·da·tion·al·ly, adverbre·gra·da·tion, noun
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How to use gradation in a sentence
Take enough samples of some aspect of a visual field—its gradation of color, for example, or shifts from foreground to background—and it is possible to reconstitute the entirety of the information.
This affordable pick comes with fractional gradations and is easy to read.
Assefa, an Ethiopia native who lives in Baltimore, makes seemingly translucent pictures with subtle gradations of a single color.In the galleries: Intellectually engaging, visually striking and open to interpretation|Mark Jenkins|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
Exercise could easily exist on a continuum with infinite gradations of difficulty.
Compared with many other orders, the primates were rather easy to arrange on their evolutionary tree, thanks to well-preserved fossils, as well as relatively small yet well-defined gradations between living forms.The Human Error Darwin Inspired - Issue 90: Something Green|Aaron Hirsh|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
But within that group there is a great deal of gradation—much of it tied to specific timelines within pregnancy.How Wendy Davis Became America’s Conscience on Abortion|Keli Goff|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, national possessions must be estimated by the same gradation that we have applied to individual possessions.Friends in Council|Arthur Helps
It is something of the shape of a mitre, and forms a beautiful gradation of ascent towards the summit of faade.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
Why should we sacrifice this clear and useful gradation: unwell, very unwell, ill, very ill?America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer
The merest glance at society round us shows an endless gradation of varied service.The Hearth-Stone|Samuel Osgood
You appear to imply that development and gradation in organs and functions are opposed to that conception, which they are not.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot