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      n  
1    a position or degree in a scale, as of quality, rank, size, or progression  
small-grade eggs, high-grade timber     
2    a group of people or things of the same category  
3      (Chiefly U.S.)   a military or other rank  
4    a stage in a course of progression  
5    a mark or rating indicating achievement or the worth of work done, as at school  
6      (U.S. and Canadian)   a unit of pupils of similar age or ability taught together at school  
7       another word (esp. U.S. and Canadian) for       gradient       1, 2  
8    a unit of angle equal to one hundredth of a right angle or 0.9 degree  
9      (Stockbreeding)  
a    an animal with one purebred parent and one of unknown or unimproved breeding  
b    (as modifier)  
a grade sheep         Compare       crossbred       2       purebred       2  
10      (Linguistics)   one of the forms of the vowel in a morpheme when this vowel varies because of gradation  
11    at grade  
a    on the same level  
b    (of a river profile or land surface) at an equilibrium level and slope, because there is a balance between erosion and deposition  
12    make the grade  
Informal  
a    to reach the required standard  
b    to succeed  
      vb  
13    tr   to arrange according to quality, rank, etc.  
14    tr   to determine the grade of or assign a grade to  
15    intr   to achieve or deserve a grade or rank  
16    to change or blend (something) gradually; merge  
17    tr   to level (ground, a road, etc.) to a suitable gradient  
18    tr     (Stockbreeding)   to cross (one animal) with another to produce a grade animal  
     (C16: from French, from Latin gradus step, from gradi to step)  


-grade  
      adj combining form   indicating a kind or manner of movement or progression  
plantigrade, retrograde     
     (via French from Latin -gradus, from gradus a step, from gradi to walk)  
grade cricket  
      n     (Austral)   competitive cricket, in which cricket club teams are arranged in grades  
grade crossing  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       level crossing  
grade school  
      n     (U.S)      another name for       elementary school  
O grade  
      n     (formerly, in Scotland)  
1   
a    the basic level of the Scottish Certificate of Education, now replaced by Standard Grade  
b    (as modifier)  
O grade history     
2    a pass in a particular subject at O grade  
she has ten O grades        (Formal name)    Ordinary grade  
Ordinary grade  
      n      (in Scotland) the formal name for       O grade  
reserve-grade  
      adj     (Austral)   denoting a sporting team of the second rank in a club  
Standard Grade  
      n   (in Scotland) a type of examination designed to test skills and the application of knowledge, replaced O grade  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
something easy to get
v.
dance in a both sensual and provocative manner involving a low squatting stance while thrusting hips and buttocks movements suggesting a sexual acte
Ex.: In 2013, a pop star twerking on stage at the MTV VMA created a huge buzz on social networks making the term "twerk" popular worldwide and likely contributing towards its entry in the dictionary
adj.
low; cheap, dirty, sluttish (as behavior and/or look)
n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
v.
1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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