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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grade  \Grade\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Graded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Grading}.] 
  1.  To  arrange  in  order  steps,  or  degrees,  according  to  size, 
  quality,  rank,  etc 
 
  2.  To  reduce  to  a  level,  or  to  an  evenly  progressive  ascent, 
  as  the  line  of  a  canal  or  road. 
 
  3.  (Stock  Breeding)  To  cross  with  some  better  breed;  to 
  improve  the  blood  of 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graded 
  adj  1:  arranged  in  a  sequence  of  grades  or  ranks;  "stratified  areas 
  of  the  distribution"  [syn:  {ranked},  {stratified}] 
  2:  (of  roads)  leveled  and  drained  but  not  paved  [syn:  {graveled}] 




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