Gradient - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡreɪdiənt|  American pronunciation of the word gradient
Brit.  |ˈɡreɪdɪənt|  British pronunciation of the word gradient

noun

- a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
- the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal(syn: slope)

a five-degree gradient

Examples

...the path goes up at a pretty steep gradient before leveling off...

Word forms

noun
singular: gradient
plural: gradients
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