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  3  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grading  \Grad"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  or  method  of  arranging  in  or  by  grade,  or  of 
  bringing,  as  the  surface  of  land  or  a  road,  to  the  desired 
  level  or  grade. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grading 
  n  1:  the  act  of  arranging  in  a  graduated  series  [syn:  {scaling}] 
  2:  changing  the  ground  level  to  a  smooth  horizontal  or  gently 
  sloping  surface  [syn:  {leveling}] 




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