Definition of 'gradient'
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It is popular with wave and kite surfers because of the consistent waves and the gentle gradient as beach meets sea. The Sun (2014)Air tries to move from high pressure to low pressure areas and the sharper the pressure gradient the faster it moves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now there's a sharp gradient between top and average earners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Walk fast for 4 min up an 8-10 per cent gradient. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gradient, gentle as it was, enforced a modest pace and frequent halts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can keep tabs on how your performance is affected by, say, a steep gradient. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The gradient is 40 degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One seam had a steep gradient, and the further it went down, the wetter it got. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
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Translations for 'gradient'
British English: gradient NOUN
A gradient is a slope, or the degree to which the ground slopes.
...a gradient of 1 in 3.
Definition of gradient from the Collins English Dictionary
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