Definition of Gradine

1. n. A toothed chised by sculptors.



Definition of Gradine

1. Noun. A toothed chisel used by sculptors ¹

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Definition of Gradine

1. one of a series of steps [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradine

grades
gradewide
gradgrind
gradgrinds
gradian
gradians
gradience
gradient
gradient elution
gradient encoding
gradient perception
gradient wind
gradientless
gradients
gradin
gradine (current term)
gradines
grading
gradini
gradino
gradins
gradiometer
gradiometers
gradiometry
grads
gradual
gradualism
gradualisms
gradualist
gradualistic

Literary usage of Gradine

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1. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1900)
"But this is not the only witness of German churches against the gradine. ... Yet it has been said that, even if there is no evidence for the gradine in the ..."

2. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1849)
"But there is nothing to prove that this reredos was used as a gradine. On the contrary, the care taken to omit the glass behind the image is a strong ..."

3. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1902)
"If a gradine is tolerated at all it should be a single, low step only, or, what is better, ... When a gradine is ugly or cold and difficult to remove, ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Subsequent excavations disclosed in front of the large bas-relief a slab of alabaster, . . . cut at the western end into steps or gradineยป. ..."

5. The Early Mountaineers by Francis Henry Gribble (1899)
"... le sue base in simile altezza ; questa si leua in tanta altura quasi passa tutti li nuvoli e rare volte, vi cade neve, ma sol gradine d'istate quando li ..."

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