[graj-oo-ey-shuh n] /ˌgrædʒ uˈeɪ ʃən/
an act of ; the state of being .
the ceremony of conferring degrees or diplomas, as at a college or school.
arrangement in degrees, levels, or ranks.
the act of graduating or the state of being graduated
the ceremony at which school or college degrees and diplomas are conferred
a mark or division or all the marks or divisions that indicate measure on an instrument or vessel
early 15c., in alchemy, “tempering, refining of something to a certain degree; measurement according to the four degrees of a quality,” from graduate (n.). General sense of “dividing into degrees” is from 1590s; meaning “action of receiving or giving an academic degree” is from early 15c.; in reference to the ceremony where a degree is given, from 1818.
[grey-duh s] /ˈgreɪ dəs/ noun, plural graduses. Music. 1. a work consisting wholly or in part of exercises of increasing difficulty. [grey-duh s] /ˈgreɪ dəs/ noun, plural graduses. 1. a dictionary of prosody, especially one that gives word quantities and poetic phrases and that is intended to aid students in the writing of Latin and […]
- Gradus ad parnassum
Latin, literally “A Step to Parnassus,” mountain sacred to Apollo and the Muses, title of a dictionary of prosody used in English public schools for centuries as a guide to Roman poetry. The book dates from the 1680s.
[gree-ee] /ˈgri i/ plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. three old sea goddesses who had but one eye and one tooth among them and were the protectors of their sisters the Gorgons. /ˈɡriːiː/ plural noun 1. (Greek myth) three aged sea deities, having only one eye and one tooth among them, guardians of their sisters, the […]
[gree-shee-uh mag-nuh] /ˈgri ʃi ə ˈmæg nə/ noun 1. .