v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Graduated p. pr. & vb. n. Graduating ( ).]
1.To mark with degrees; to divide into regular steps, grades, or intervals, as the scale of a thermometer, a scheme of punishment or rewards, etc.
2.To admit or elevate to a certain grade or degree; esp., in a college or university, to admit, at the close of the course, to an honorable standing defined by a diploma; as, he was graduated at Yale College.
3.To prepare gradually; to arrange, temper, or modify by degrees or to a certain degree; to determine the degrees of; as, to graduate the heat of an oven.
Dyers advance and graduate their colors with salts.
- Browne.
4.(Chem.) To bring to a certain degree of consistency, by evaporation, as a fluid.
Graduating engine
a dividing engine. See Dividing engine, under Dividing.
v. i.1.To pass by degrees; to change gradually; to shade off; as, sandstone which graduates into gneiss; carnelian sometimes graduates into quartz.
2.(Zool.) To taper, as the tail of certain birds.
3.To take a degree in a college or university; to become a graduate; to receive a diploma.
He graduated at Oxford.
- Latham.
n.1.One who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study in any school or institution of learning.
2.A graduated cup, tube, flask, or cylinder; a glass measuring container used by apothecaries and chemists. See under Graduated.
a.1.Arranged by successive steps or degrees; graduated.
Noun1.graduate - a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
Synonyms: alumna, alumnus, grad, alum
2.graduate - a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts
Verb1.graduate - receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies; "She graduated in 1990"
2.graduate - confer an academic degree upon; "This school graduates 2,000 students each year"
3.graduate - make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"
Synonyms: calibrate, fine-tune
Adj.1.graduate - of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
Synonyms: postgraduate
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