gradient

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gra·di·ent

noun \ˈgrād-ē-ənt\

Definition of GRADIENT

1
: change in the value of a quantity (as temperature, pressure, or concentration) with change in a given variable and especially per unit on a linear scale
2
: a graded difference in physiological activity along an axis (as of the body or an embryonic field)
3
: change in response with distance from the stimulus

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