Definition of Gradients
1. Noun. (plural of gradient) ¹
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Definition of Gradients
1. gradient [n] - See also: gradient
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Literary usage of Gradients
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1. An Elementary Course of Civil Engineering: For the Use of Cadets of the by Dennis Hart Mahan (1867)
"By the application of the b-ake, the velocity may be kept within any limit of safety upon much steeper gradients. The only question, then, in comparing the ..."
2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"In a recent paper (Child, "160) it was shown that axial gradients in susceptibility to cyanides and various other agents are characteristic features of some ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1882)
"The amounts and direction of the barometric gradients lying over the Kew Observatory ... In order to determine the gradients as nearly as possible over Kow, ..."
4. A Treatise on Civil Engineering: Rev. and Ed. with Additions by Dennis Hart Mahan (1902)
"gradients. From various experiments upon the friction of cars upon railways, it appears that the angle of repose is about ..."
5. The Origin and Development of the Nervous System: From a Physiological Viewpoint by Charles Manning Child (1921)
"In chapters vi-xi it was shown that the physiological gradients afford a general physiological basis for the localization, the course of differentiation and ..."
6. A Treatise on Civil Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1877)
"gradients. From various experiments upon the friction of cars upon railways, it appears that the angle of repose is about ^fa, but that in descending ..."
7. Bulletin by Mount Weather Observatory, Bluemont, Va, United States Weather Bureau (1912)
"(XVI) VERTICAL TEMPERATURE gradients IN HAWAII. By ALFRED J. HENRY. I am indebted to Mr. WB Stockman, section director of the Hawaiian section of the ..."
8. Individuality in Organisms by Charles Manning Child (1915)
"CHAPTER III METABOLIC gradients IN ORGANISMS If metabolic gradients are of such fundamental importance in the organic individual it should be possible to ..."