HyperDic: gradient

English > 2 senses of the word gradient:
NOUNrelationgradienta graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
attributegradient, slopethe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
gradient > pronunciation
Soundsgrey'diyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > gradient: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension.
Narrowerconcentration gradientA gradient in concentration of a solute as a function of distance through a solution
gravity gradientA gradient in the gravitational forces acting on different parts of a nonspherical object
temperature gradientchange in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude)
BroaderchangeA relational difference between states
Spanishgradiente
Catalangradient
English > gradient: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal.
Example"a five-degree gradient"
Synonymslope
Narrowerabruptness, precipitousness, steepnessThe property possessed by a slope that is very steep
gradeThe gradient of a slope or road or other surface
gradualness, gentlenessThe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
pitch, rake, slantdegree of deviation from a horizontal plane
Broaderposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Spanishdesnivel, gradiente, inclinación, pendiente, talud
Catalangradient, pendent

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