Meaning of “gradation” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “gradation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gradation" in American English

See all translations

gradationnoun [ C ]

us /ɡreɪˈdeɪ·ʃən, ɡrə-/

a gradual change, or one stage in a series of changes:

There are many gradations of color in a rainbow.

(Definition of “gradation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)