Definition of Grader

1. Noun. A judge who assigns grades to something.

Generic synonyms: Critic
Specialized synonyms: Wool Stapler, Woolsorter
Derivative terms: Grade, Grade

Definition of Grader

1. n. One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated.

Definition of Grader

1. Noun. A machine used in construction for flattening large surfaces ¹

2. Noun. One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated. ¹

3. Noun. One who belongs to a certain grade at school. ¹

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Definition of Grader

1. one that grades [n -S] - See also: grades

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grader

grade crossing
grade crossings
grade inflation
grade insignia
grade on a curve
grade point
grade point average
grade school
grade schools
grade separation
grader (current term)
gradient elution
gradient encoding
gradient perception
gradient wind

Literary usage of Grader

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1. Earthwork and Its Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1903)
"Cost by the Elevating grader. A description of the elevating grader need not be given ... grader will secure a catalogue. Suffice it to say that the grader ..."

2. Excavating Machinery by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1913)
"A typical make of the small light grader is shown in Fig. 11. zoa. Light-wheel grader.—The blade is turned or moved horizontally by means of a circle and ..."

3. Excavation by Allen Boyer McDaniel (1919)
"The average cost of operating a grader with the 12-horse team was $21.34 per ... Use of Elevating grader in New York.1—The use of an elevating grader in the ..."

4. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"Blade-grader Work.—When the blade grader is used for shaping the cross-section, it is necessary to complete all grade- reduction work before beginning the ..."

5. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"To secure economical construction requires experienced supervision and proper working conditions, but when these are had, the use of the elevating grader is ..."

6. Elements of Highway Engineering by Arthur Horace Blanchard (1915)
"If the grader is drawn by a tractor, a side hitch is used so that the ... "On roads of Class i, the successive rounds of the elevating grader are made ..."

7. Preliminary Report on the Road Materials and Road Conditions of Oklahoma by Luther Crocker Snider (1911)
"If the ridge is formed it can be removed by setting the blade of the grader level, and square across the road, and low enough to catch the top of the ridge. ..."

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