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grade

 (grād)
n.
1. A stage or degree in a process.
2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity: a poor grade of lumber.
3. An accepted level or standard.
4. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
5.
a. A level of academic development in an elementary, middle, or secondary school: learned fractions in the fourth grade.
b. A group of students at such a level: The third grade has recess at 10:30.
c. grades Elementary school.
6. A number, letter, or symbol indicating a student's level of accomplishment: a passing grade in history.
7. A military, naval, or civil service rank.
8. The degree of inclination of a slope, road, or other surface: the steep grade of the mountain road.
9. A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track: slowed the truck when he approached the grade.
10. The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
11. A domestic animal produced by crossbreeding one of purebred stock with one of ordinary stock.
12. Linguistics A degree of ablaut.
v. grad·ed, grad·ing, grades
v.tr.
1. To arrange in grades; sort or classify: How is motor oil graded?
2.
a. To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate: graded the book reports.
b. To give a grade to (a student, for example).
3. To level or smooth to a desired or horizontal gradient: bulldozers graded the road.
4. To gradate.
5. To improve the quality of (livestock) by crossbreeding with purebred stock.
v.intr.
To change or progress gradually: piles of gravel that grade from coarse to fine.

[French, from Latin gradus; see ghredh- in Indo-European roots.]

grad′a·ble adj.

grading

(ˈɡreɪdɪŋ)
n
(Education) education the act of assigning a mark or rating indicating achievement or the worth of work done
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grading - the act of arranging in a graduated seriesgrading - the act of arranging in a graduated series
ordering, order - the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
2.grading - changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surfacegrading - changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
3.grading - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or scoregrading - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
evaluation, rating - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
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grading

[ˈgreɪdɪŋ] N (gen) → graduación f; (by size) → gradación f (Scol etc) → calificación f
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