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gradient

noun

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the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the path goes up at a pretty steep gradient before leveling off

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The first known use of gradient was in 1835

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“Gradient.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gradient. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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