Old French (French: degre degré)
Degree ( plural ) Degrees
( obsolete except Patrono:Context 5 A ) step on a set of stairs; the rung of a ladder. Patrono:Defdate
An individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values. Patrono:Defdate
A stage of rank or privilege; social standing. Patrono:Defdate
Enviously, I watched him dancing with ladies of high
degree. Patrono:Genealogy A ‘step’ in genealogical descent. Patrono:Defdate
( now rare One's relative state or experience; ) way, manner. Patrono:Defdate
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.
The amount that an entity possesses a certain property; relative intensity, extent. Patrono:Defdate
degree do the two accounts of the accident concur? A stage of proficiency or qualification in a course of study, now especially an award bestowed by a university or, in some countries, a college, as an indication of academic achievement. Patrono:Defdate
Patrono:Geometry A unit of measurement of angle equal to 1/360 of a circle's circumference. Patrono:Defdate
Patrono:Physics A unit of measurement of temperature on any of several scales, such as Celsius or Fahrenheit. Patrono:Defdate
( mathematics The sum of the ) exponents of a term; the order of a polynomial. Patrono:Defdate
Patrono:Graph theory The number of edges that a vertex takes part in; a valency.
Patrono:Surveying The curvature of a circular arc, expressed as the angle subtended by a fixed length of arc or chord.
in geometry: unit of angle
amount, proportion, extent
in graph theory: the number of edges that a vertex takes part in
(mathematics) the sum of the exponents of a term
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Breton: derez -ioù (1,2)
m . Interlingua: grado (1, 2, 3, 4)
Romanian: grad (1, 2, 3), m . grad academic (4)
m . Turkish: derece (1, 2, 3, 4)