Translation of "gradation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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gradationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɡrəˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɡreɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/

gradation noun [ C or U ] (CHANGE)

a gradual change, or a stage in the process of change

The gradation in/of tempo in this piece of music is very subtle. 这支曲子节奏的变化非常微妙。

gradation noun [ C or U ] (MARK)

(one of) a set of marks showing units of measurement on a jug, tube, or instrument

the gradations on a ruler 尺子的刻度

(Translation of “gradation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)