low-grade

adjective
\ ˈlō-ˈgrād How to pronounce low-grade (audio) \

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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The first known use of low-grade was in 1877

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Low German

low-grade

low ground

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“Low-grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low-grade. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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low-grade

adjective
\ ˈlō-ˈgrād How to pronounce low-grade (audio) \

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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