Gradient (disambiguation)


Gradient (disambiguation)

Gradient may refer to:

* Gradient, in vector calculus, a vector field representing the maximum rate of increase of the scalar field direction of the maximum change.
* Slope or grade, referring to the inclination of a road or other geographic features
* Image gradient, a gradual change or blending of color

* In biology
** Concentration gradient, the ratio of solute concentration between two adjoining regions
** Potential gradient, the difference in electric charge between two adjoining regions
* In fluid dynamics, and earth science
** Density gradient
** Pressure gradient
** Temperature gradient
*** Geothermal gradient
*** Sound speed gradient
** Wind gradient


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