The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

1 definition found
 for Graduating engine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graduate \Grad"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graduatedp. pr. &
     vb. n. Graduating.] [Cf. F. graduer. See Graduate, n.,
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
              Dyers advance and graduate their colors with salts.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. (Chem.) To bring to a certain degree of consistency, by
        evaporation, as a fluid.
        [1913 Webster]
     Graduating engine, a dividing engine. See Dividing
        engine, under Dividing.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229