Gradation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡrəˈdeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word gradation
Brit.  |ɡrəˈdeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word gradation

noun

- relative position in a graded series(syn: step)

subtle gradations in color

- a degree of ablaut (syn: grade)
- the act of arranging in grades (syn: graduation)

Examples

There are many gradations of colour between light and dark blue.

Word forms

noun
singular: gradation
plural: gradations
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