Origin of grader
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Examples from the Web for grader
In 2012, as a 10th grader, Lean says he recorded his first legitimate song, “Hurt.”The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’
January 4, 2015
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May 21, 2014
Remember the Fox television show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?Are You Smarter Than a Mouse? Excerpt from Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power
January 10, 2014
Faking an illness is an accusation you would hurl at a third grader who wants to stay home from school.Hillary Clinton Haters Hammered for Mocking Her Illness
January 2, 2013
"I never saw her without a smile," Aimee Seaver, the mother of a first grader, told CNN.Dawn Hochsprung: Sandy Hook Elementary’s Heroic Principal
December 15, 2012
The apron is operated by gearing from the rear wheels of the grader.
The surface is finally smoothed by means of the grader and drag.
"If you're in Miss Ames' room, you are a fourth grader," said Mr. Oliver pleasantly.Rosemary
The grader gang formed a ring about the combatants and waited.The Brown Mouse
Pike, he said, had come out as a grader, but it had been a long time since he had done any work.Track's End
- 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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Word Origin and History for grader
1868, of machines; 1870, of persons, agent noun from grade (v.).
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