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Synonyms for gradient
ˈgreɪ di əntgra·di·ent

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  1. gradientnoun

    A slope or incline.

    hill, ramp, incline, slope

  2. gradientnoun


Princeton's WordNet

  1. gradientnoun

    a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension


  2. gradient, slopenoun

    the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

    "a five-degree gradient"

    side, incline, slope

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  1. gradientnoun

    grade, rate of ascent or of descent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gradient":

    cline, slope, degraded, slant

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  1. Tinggui Wang:

    A white dwarf is a very compact star, as such, close to the star, the gradient of the gravitational field can be very large.

  2. Photographer Blincoe:

    You could take a photo of a bouquet of flowers or you could spend five hours clipping the tops and arranging them by gradient, it's just a different way of looking at something that other people aren't willing to put in the time for.

  3. James Rubin:

    What you see is a gradient, among the groups that were flooded, they had the greatest mental health problems.

  4. This British daredevil:

    The Excalibur is a very unique climbing wall, instead of being vertical, it has a high-gradient overhand to it – the structure seems almost alien.

  5. Sam Lillo:

    In general, the forecasts are showing ridging with above-normal temperatures in the South, cooler to the north, and that temperature gradient enhancing the jet stream across the center of the Sam Lillo.

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