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grader

[ grey-der ]
/ ˈgreɪ dər /
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noun
a person or thing that grades.
a pupil of a specified grade at school: a fourth grader.
a machine for grading.
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Origin of grader

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; grade + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for grader

grader
/ (ˈɡreɪdə) /

noun
a person or thing that grades
a machine, either self-powered or towed by a tractor, that levels earth, rubble, etc, as in road construction
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