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gradientnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡreɪ.di.ənt/ (US also grade)
how ​steep a ​slope is: a steep/​gentle gradient
(Definition of gradient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gradientnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡreɪd·i·ənt/
earth science a ​measure of how ​steep a ​slope is, often ​expressed as a ​percentage
(Definition of gradient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gradient”
in Spanish inclinación, pendiente, declive…
in Vietnamese độ dốc, chỗ dốc…
in Malaysian kecerunan, cerun…
in Thai ความลาดชัน, เนินลาด…
in French inclinaison, pente…
in German das Gefälle, die Neigung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坡度, 倾斜度…
in Turkish eğim, meyil…
in Russian уклон…
in Indonesian tanjakan, lereng…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坡度, 傾斜度…
in Polish nachylenie…
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