gradient[ grey-dee-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF gradient
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRADIENT
It may have been the gradient of the hills, but somehow her gait had lost something of its buoyancy.
The 'ways' sloped at a gradient of one foot in twelve, and had iron surfaces.
We march to our crises by a gradient, every step of which is a moral decision.
Their gradient is commonly greater than that of the present rivers.
The gradient steepened, the snow was hard, and the axe was invoked.
It is thus that a gradient of one in four becomes a necessity.
This gradient is not uniform, but diminishes at greater depths.
In summer, when the gradient is steepest, convection reaches its maximum.
But Brown didn't answer; he just looked thoughtfully at the gradient.
She was toiling along, for the gradient just there was steep.