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grades

noun , plural of grade

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1 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking
  • just one grade removed from completion
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2 degree of excellence
  • only motor oil of the highest grade for his fancy sports car
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3 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • there are various grades of wool to consider when selecting a fabric
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4 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • that painting just doesn't make the grade
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5 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the hill rises at a seven percent grade
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