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grade in Education topic

gradegrade2 ●●○ AWL verb [transitive]  1 GROUP/PUT INTO GROUPSto say what level of a quality something has, or what standard it isgrade something according to something Pencils are graded according to softness. All the parks are regularly checked and graded by tourist board inspectors.2 especially American EnglishSE to give a mark to an examination paper or to a piece of school work syn mark Ted is grading papers in his office.3 BECto give a particular rank and level of pay to a job→ See Verb table
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gradeThe worms can be graded according to size, simply by shaking the harvested worms in some water in a small bottle.All the fruit is taken to the warehouse where it is graded and packed.Plutonium is graded by its isotopic composition.Although pork is not graded extensively, graded carcasses can be ordered.One supermarket now grades its wines on a scale of 1 to 9, from driest to sweetest.Beef is graded on the basis of its fat content.No matter who you are, you grade out just fine on the Schott curve.Because various factors determine the thickness of egg white, eggs from different flocks are graded separately.I spent the weekend grading tests.The hillsides must be graded to prevent erosion.Above this level, the contribution is graded, with contributions ceasing on incomes above £325 a week.