Examples of gradient in a Sentence
the path goes up at a pretty steep gradient before leveling off
Recent Examples of gradient from the Web
Thursday will start out cloudy but onshore pressure gradients will slowly weaken, according to the National Weather Service allowing for a quicker burning off of the cloud cover.
Walking on different gradients and surfaces or carrying a load while walking can add variety and challenge to your workout.
As the picture was a teaser preview of what’s to come, the father of one disguised the color gradient with a black and white filter.
From tricky watercolor designs to rainbow gradients to glitter fades—they’ve got it all on lockdown.
The next look is a trio of thick, sky-high braids dyed with a gradient black-to-white effect towards the ends, a nod to her signature color motif.
That causes the pressure gradient — the difference between high- and low-pressure zones — to build over Southcentral Alaska.
Elements of this tradition will be incorporated into the buildings’ ceramic external finishes laid in a gradient of tones.
The striking coloring is the result of mixing basic balayage with a color-melting technique, resulting in a checkered-like gradient.
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Any slope can be called a gradient. In the interstate highway system, the maximum gradient is 6 percent; in other words, the highway may never ascend more than 6 vertical feet over a distance of 100 feet. Any rate of change that's shown on a graph may have a sloped gradient. Suppose the graph's horizontal axis shows the passage of time and its vertical axis shows some activity; if the activity is happening very fast, then the gradient of the line on the graph will be steep, but if it's slow the gradient will be gentle, or gradual.
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Definition of gradient for English Language Learners
: a place where the ground slopes up or down
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