low-grade

adjective
\ˈlō-ˈgrād \

Definition of low-grade 

1 : of inferior grade or quality

2 : being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, least serious, or least competent a low-grade fever a low-grade infection

First Known Use of low-grade

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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low-grade

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of low-grade

: of poor quality

: not very strong or severe

low-grade

adjective
\ˈlō-ˈgrād \

Medical Definition of low-grade 

: being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, or least competent a low-grade fever a low-grade infection — compare high-grade

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