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
With such a tight gradient, this remains a tricky forecast.
Pratto notes in an email interview that SDO is not a binary phenomenon, but a gradient.
SHOP Marshal: ray-ban.com The new shape comes in seven colorways, from green and gray gradient lenses, to a gold, silver, and gunmetal, to all black.
Whipped up by celebrity hairstylist Kenna, the only thing more mesmerizing than the pony's gradient from blond to pink is the kaleidoscopic Instagram filter Hadid also shot herself with.
The entire climb from the descent after the Col de Vars is about 18 miles, and includes gradients that reach 10 percent in spots.
Froome’s Sky teammates had controlled the race until the final kilometer leading to the ski station of Peyragudes, but Froome was dropped in a final section that featured slopes with a 20 percent gradient.
The 100-mile leg begins in Vittel and winds its way to La Planche Des Belles Filles with a short but steep finishing ascent that features a leg-breaking 20 percent gradient in the final meters.
Mr. Pruitt has laid out 48 gradient poster boards to create a massive color-field wall hanging.
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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.
Origin and Etymology of gradient
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