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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graduation  \Grad"u*a"tion\,  n.  [LL.  graduatio  promotion  to  a 
  degree:  cf  F.  graduation  division  into  degrees.] 
  1.  The  act  of  graduating,  or  the  state  of  being  graduated; 
  as  graduation  of  a  scale;  graduation  at  a  college; 
  graduation  in  color;  graduation  by  evaporation;  the 
  graduation  of  a  bird's  tail,  etc 
 
  2.  The  marks  on  an  instrument  or  vessel  to  indicate  degrees 
  or  quantity;  a  scale. 
 
  3.  The  exposure  of  a  liquid  in  large  surfaces  to  the  air,  so 
  as  to  hasten  its  evaporation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graduation 
  n  1:  the  successful  completion  of  a  program  of  study 
  2:  an  academic  exercise  in  which  diplomas  are  conferred  [syn:  {commencement}, 
  {commencement  exercise},  {commencement  ceremony},  {graduation 
  exercise}] 
  3:  the  act  of  arranging  in  grades  [syn:  {gradation}] 




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