Definition of Gradational

1. Adjective. Taking place by degrees.

Exact synonyms: Gradatory, Graduated
Similar to: Gradual
Derivative terms: Gradation, Gradation



Definition of Gradational

1. a. By regular steps or gradations; of or pertaining to gradation.

Definition of Gradational

1. Adjective. By regular steps or gradations. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to gradation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gradational

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradational

grad school
grad schools
grad student
grad students
gradability
gradable
gradable antonym
gradable opposition
gradables
gradate
gradated
gradates
gradatim
gradating
gradation
gradational (current term)
gradationally
gradationed
gradationing
gradations
gradatories
gradatory
graddan
graddaned
graddans
grade-constructed
grade III astrocytoma
grade II astrocytoma
grade IV astrocytoma

Literary usage of Gradational

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1. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"gradational Changes in Rocks.—A rock exposure displays a gradational change in the texture, composition, or structure, of the materials of which it consists ..."

2. The Foundations of National Prosperity: Studies in the Conservation of by Richard Theodore Ely, Ralph Henry Hess, Charles Kenneth Leith, Thomas Nixon Carver (1917)
"The only way to deal effectively with the problem of excess profits seems to be in the use of certain gradational introduction of measures, ..."

3. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"from year to year, while the effects of vulcanism on shores are very limited and of little consequence in this connection. gradational Changes now ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"ridden and generally destroyed or obscured by the further advance of the ice. gradational types, pitted plains, patches of gravel and sand.1—Out- wash ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"ridden and generally destroyed or obscured by the further advance of the ice. gradational types ... gradational ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Valleys of gradation, cliff's of gradation and gradational cataracts result from processes of degradation ; yet it must of course be understood that the ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Valleys of gradation, cliffs of gradation and gradational cataracts result from processes of degradation ; yet it must of course be understood that the land ..."

8. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1902)
"A lesser example is found in the Succasunna plain. gradational types, pitted plains.—Outwash plains may sometimes depart from ..."

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