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Degree

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:11:00 GMT
5. The extent or measure of a state of being, an action, or a relation: modernized their facilities to a large degree.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 03:52:00 GMT
Degree definition, any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. See more.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:17:00 GMT
A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of a plane angle, defined so that a full rotation is 360 degrees.. It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit of angular measure is the radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit. Because a full rotation equals 2 π radians, one degree is equivalent to π ...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:47:00 GMT
The Latin word gradus, meaning “step” or “degree,” gives us the root grad.Words from the Latin gradus have something to do with steps. Anything gradual happens slowly one step at a time. To degrade is to reduce from a higher to a lower degree. A grade is a step in school made up of one year of work. Even the word degree itself has gradus as its root.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:33:00 GMT
My karate instructor informed me that holding my hands and arms at a ninety degree angle would be useful in both attack and defense.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 03:48:00 GMT
degree [dĕ-gre´] 1. a grade or rank within a series, especially a rank awarded to scholars by a college or university. 2. a unit of measure of temperature. 3. a unit of measure of arcs and angles, one degree being 1/360 of a circle. 4. one of the ranks or stages in a progressive series. d's of freedom (df) the number of ways that the members of a ...
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:06:00 GMT
1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick: If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.