Definition of gradation

Definition of gradation
  1. gradation Noun A sequence of gradual, successive stages; a systematic progression.
  2. gradation Noun A passing by small degrees from one tone or shade, as of color, to another. See Synonyms at nuance.
  3. gradation Noun The act of gradating or arranging in grades.
  4. gradation Noun A gradual change within one parameter, or an overlapping of two blocks of sound.
  5. gradation Noun Apophony.
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