Graduated spring
Graduated Grad"u*a"ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster]

3. Having visible marks and numbers at vertical intervals, permitting one to estimate the quantitity of material contained; -- of vessels, most commonly those used in laboratories for containing liquids. See {graduated cylinder}, etc., below. [PJC]

{Graduated cylinder}, {Graduated flask}, {Graduated tube}, {Graduated bottle}, {Graduated cap}, {Graduated glass} a vessel, usually of glass, having horizontal marks upon its sides, with figures, to indicate the amount of the contents at the several levels.

{Graduated spring} (Railroads), a combination of metallic and rubber springs. [1913 Webster]


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  • Graduated — Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3. Having visible …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated bottle — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated cap — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated cylinder — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated flask — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated glass — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graduated tube — Graduated Grad u*a ted, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Tapered; said of a bird s tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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