plural of degree
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as in inches
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking they worked on the project by degrees and eventually it got done

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the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement a Freemason of the 32nd degree

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“Degrees.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/degrees. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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