Meaning of GRADE in English

GRADE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

grade a test ( also mark a test British English )

I spent the day marking tests.

grade crossing

grade point average

grade school

O grade

repeat a class/grade/year (= do the same class at school again the following year )

Standard Grade

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

average

Competition for entry to these programs is keen, and applicants need above-\#average grades to gain admission.

different

The results are exquisite-moving from ballads and other composed pieces through different grades of abstraction to total collective improvisation.

He liked the different grades of sandpaper; he liked useful things.

For example, there may be different conditions for different grades of staff.

What are ranges in cost for different grades and different types of packaging? 8.

But there are different grades of interference.

I started out as a buck private and served in five different enlisted grades before becoming an officer.

The tonal range is extensive from just a few different grades .

This filter contains three sheets of different grade open-cell foam on the top, with Flocor filling the base.

good

But quality teas, the best grade , have hardly changed at around 200p a kilogramme.

To get a better grade the student must take it from one of the students above by out-performing him or her.

She graduated with very good grades and went on to graduate school.

Kim's good grades in school plummeted.

I would go and get good grades .

Might the university expect better grades than they asked for previously?

They sing at good grades and sag at bad ones.

high

The higher grades of employee were supplied, as was the custom with many firms, with shiny, new company cars.

Despite this tragedy, she graduated with the second highest grade point average in her high school.

In the high grade group, none of the variables or different modes of treatment influenced mortality.

Total copper production rose 5 percent because of higher ore grades at and increased output at Escondida.

Why did the right hon. Gentleman not decide to have a higher grade environmental impact assessment?

The carbon in pulp process uses higher grade ore which is crushed, milled and mixed with chemical solutions in large tanks.

This ratio was 0.78 in the high grade group.

Nor do they reward young people who take harder courses or earn higher grades .

low

Many of these routes would get a lower E grade if Friends, nuts and chalk were used.

Can students sue teachers for giving them low grades ?

Colds and fevers are of a low grade , not violent.

The better quality carcasses are fatter, more juicy, and more flavourful than carcasses of the lower grades .

All cases were regarded according to a classification of Isaacson etal into high grade and low grade B-cell mucosa associated lymphoid tissue.

The lower three grades are seldom sold as retail cuts but are used instead in making hamburger and meat food products.

On admission here, he had a low grade pyrexia, bilateral pleural effusions, and moderate smooth hepatomegaly.

Anna said they are the ones who score low grades and throw spitballs in class.

standard

From 1986 it was replaced by Standard grade .

Sandra Chalmers provides a workable set of stimulating games which cover the content area of Standard grade courses.

top

A good three-quarters of Mr Singleton's production falls into the top two grades but he believes he can improve on that.

Both performances would rate in the top grade at schools level.

Gillingham marina offers top grade facilities without the South Coast price tag.

Sedgemore has improved so much since entering top grade rugby that club coach Alex Evans is tipping him for international honours.

Second, I had to pass all my examinations with top grades .

The proportion of women in the top three grades has almost doubled in the past four years.

They pride themselves on providing a top grade service and have done everything form cleaning ocean-going liners to baby-sitting chinchillas.

■ NOUN

crossing

The figure could also be reduced by concentrating on those grade crossings where the benefit relative to cost is greatest.

The city and its suburbs have some 2, 000 public grade crossings , 268 with whistle bans.

dysplasia

It can be argued that the finding of high grade dysplasia without cancer should be considered to be a success of surveillance.

Thus, follow up of patients with low grade dysplasia found one cancer in 223 patient years.

Four of the patients who had low grade dysplasia previously were negative for dysplasia at colectomy.

Two patients who had been negative for dysplasia were found to have low grade dysplasia in their colectomy specimens.

If high grade dysplasia was found, repeat biopsies were performed within six months.

Surgery was performed in cases of persistent high grade dysplasia , or carcinoma.

investment

The erosion of investment grade credits, though, would raise the stakes for banks.

Bancomext securities will receive an investment grade rating because of the structure.

point

Despite this tragedy, she graduated with the second highest grade point average in her high school.

school

Across the hall, a group of twenty grade school children are at work in two connected rooms.

In grade school Gary had served as an altar boy.

And they were the ones who taught the next generation from grade school up.

Many read at only grade school levels.

The local grade school and the high schools and the nearby universities exist.

Every one of these children who has started grade school has finished high school, Phyllis says.

In grade school , she wrote them herself and begged people to read her creations.

By 1990, District 4 boasted 21 junior high schools , plus six alternative grade schools.

■ VERB

achieve

Nearly 90 % of candidates achieved A-E grades at A-level this year.

I've seen my daughter work continually over the past two years - and I mean work - to achieve her grades .

fail

I normally sell it straight off the combine for malting, or feed if it fails to make the grade .

After 1975, the grades were changed to A to E, with, in theory, no fail grades.

A two, a failing grade , would mean being kept back a year, to study with smaller children.

And what happened if you failed to make the grade ?

The federal government has graded the San Francisco housing authority at only four points above a failing grade, said Brown.

But not only Cii-Honeywell Bull failed to make the grade .

get

Many of these routes would get a lower E grade if Friends, nuts and chalk were used.

She says she got her grades , she's very shocked!

The test results were in and only his urine got a passing grade .

But for some, who didn't get the grades they hoped for, there's abject misery.

It was as useless as trying to get kidnapped in second grade .

To get a better grade the student must take it from one of the students above by out-performing him or her.

I would go and get good grades .

make

Then the firm are given one year to make the grade .

Downtown News, so we know the pharmacists there make the journalistic grade .

It decided me that I wasn't going to be good enough to make the grade .

A handful of dramas make the grade but the sitcoms are failing miserably.

It became an aloof, lonely personal fight to make the grade .

Durham deliver PRE-SEASON thoughts on the prospects of newcomers Durham making the grade were borne out in the early weeks.

The best strategy is to have small males who stick like glue on the rare occasions when one makes the grade .

That was why she was making the grade as a jockey.

pass

The test results were in and only his urine got a passing grade .

We emerged from the first two big rapids with one passing grade and one failing.

Ciao Italia more than passed the grade on this one.

read

Forty percent of all recruits who enter the armed forces every year read at eighth grade level or below.

Many read at only grade school levels.

The fifth one scarcely reads at sixth grade level.

Half the heads of households classified below the poverty line by federal standards can not read an eighth grade book.

receive

Most workers, for example, receive the craftsman's grade , which is 10 percent above the minimum.

While Jeb Bush received a 56 percent grade , President Bush earned a 52 percent approval rating from respondents.

Meanwhile, Footless Crow receives a strange grade of E5.

Many of their parents would say so, since they receive low grades .

Having tutored himself at home, Paul received an A grade for A-level computer studies when he was 16.

Bancomext securities will receive an investment grade rating because of the structure.

These boys receive low grades because they fail to turn in assignments.

teach

Which gave me time to attend to Sister Mary teaching the second grade and learn their lessons as well.

This is because Miss McFawn used to teach first grade where they did nothing but put on plays.

Allison, 24, is married and teaching fourth grade in Houston.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

mission/cost/grade etc creep

It is a case of mission creep gone wildly over the top.

skip a year/grade

He was a good enough student to skip a grade in elementary school and later scored 1280 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Grade A beef

a low-grade fever

a steep grade

Class participation is a quarter of your final grade .

I need a really good grade on the final exam to pass the class.

I really liked my eighth grade math teacher.

I wasn't very happy with the grade on my essay.

If he gets good enough grades he'll get a scholarship to Michigan State.

She's in the fifth grade .

The pay scale is based on grade and length of service.

The second grade class is doing a play about the Pilgrims.

The seventh grade is taking a trip to Minneapolis next week.

weapons-grade nuclear material

What grade are you in?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A third group of mixed grade was recognised in 11 patients with low grade who also had occasional areas of high grade.

All grades are wholesome but U. S. Grade A is assigned to products which are of uniform size and free of blemishes.

But quality teas, the best grade , have hardly changed at around 200p a kilogramme.

Had he completely closed him-self off in the fourth grade ?

My years at Sacred Heart, kindergarten through the middle of third grade , were a blur.

The yield of beef carcasses varies according to the yield grade from about 80 percent for Yield Grade No.

Trainees are paid on Clinical Scientist grade A, which is currently £9,239 p.a. increasing by annual increments.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

school

At first it feels like high school , then junior high, and finally grade school.

Lynette, Deborah, and Doreen, all in eighth grade in public school .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

mission/cost/grade etc creep

It is a case of mission creep gone wildly over the top.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All the fruit is taken to the warehouse where it is graded and packed.

Beef is graded on the basis of its fat content.

I spent the weekend grading tests.

One supermarket now grades its wines on a scale of 1 to 9, from driest to sweetest.

The hillsides must be graded to prevent erosion.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Above this level, the contribution is graded, with contributions ceasing on incomes above £325 a week.

Although pork is not graded extensively, graded carcasses can be ordered.

Because various factors determine the thickness of egg white, eggs from different flocks are graded separately.

No matter who you are, you grade out just fine on the Schott curve.

Plutonium is graded by its isotopic composition.

The worms can be graded according to size, simply by shaking the harvested worms in some water in a small bottle.

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