gradation[ grey-dey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF gradation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRADATION
There is no gradation in his giving, and none in his fall; no artistic crescendo.
What curvature is to lines, gradation is to shades and colors.
It rose with that gradation which so wears down the ardor of almost any horse.
Gradation based on the method of presentation is more nearly possible.
But think of gradation, even now manifest, (Tibia and Fibula).
Without this just gradation, could they be Subjected, these to those, or all to thee?
Now we have to note that besides variation there is gradation.
There is variation everywhere, and wherever there is variation there is gradation.
Maxima of color and their gradation to white, black, and gray.
Hence, complex monuments, edifices of gradation and transition.