gradational
adjective see gradation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gradational — Gra*da tion*al, a. By regular steps or gradations; of or pertaining to gradation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gradational — gradation ► NOUN 1) a scale of successive changes, stages, or degrees. 2) a stage in a such a scale. DERIVATIVES gradational adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • gradational — See gradation. * * * …   Universalium

  • gradational — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Proceeding very slowly by degrees: gradual, piecemeal, step by step. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • gradational — adj. having levels; having stages; having different phases; changing gradually; pertaining to a gradual change …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gradational — gra·da·tion·al …   English syllables

  • gradational — adjective taking place by degrees • Syn: ↑gradatory, ↑graduated • Similar to: ↑gradual • Derivationally related forms: ↑gradation …   Useful english dictionary

  • gradation — gradational, adj. gradationally, adv. /gray day sheuhn/, n. 1. any process or change taking place through a series of stages, by degrees, or in a gradual manner. 2. a stage, degree, or grade in such a series. 3. the passing of one tint or shade… …   Universalium

  • Marcellus Formation — Stratigraphic range: Middle Devonian …   Wikipedia

  • gradatory — adjective taking place by degrees • Syn: ↑gradational, ↑graduated • Similar to: ↑gradual • Derivationally related forms: ↑gradation (for: ↑gradational) …   Useful english dictionary

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