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grading

[′grād·iŋ]
(geology)
The gradual reduction of the land to a level surface; for example, erosion of land to base level by streams.
(industrial engineering)
Segregating a product into a number of adjoining categories which often form a spectrum of quality. Also known as classification.

Grading

The modification of the ground surface by cuts and/or fills.

grading

1. The action of excavating or filling, or a combination thereof.
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Grading is the ultimate form of assessment of student knowledge in formal education.
Earlier studies had shown that the grading program increased compliance with food-handling and sanitation requirements in restaurants, improved inspection scores restaurants received and influenced consumers' restaurant choices.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary glands: A study of 69 cases with special attention to histologic grading.
As the father of the grading system, I was very elated with the results,'' Supervisor Michael D.
Adult students, in particular, may want to take charge of their learning and may be at odds with course assignments and grading protocols.
Antonovich, who sponsored the motion to start the grading system in 1998.
Some of those who feel grade inflation are not a problem, for example, argue that grading more stringently would put our students at a disadvantage.
I, however, would have no problem switching even though I don't think it will make grading more precise.
However, since this would necessitate not only a sophisticated computer grading program, but the official recording of instructors' grading practices, it is doubtful if many institutions will adopt Dr.
This relationship takes collectible cards with memorabilia to a whole new level with the involvement of Beckett Grading Services," said Relic Gallery CEO Tony Loiacono.
s selection to incorporate our PSA card grading services extends our visibility to a large and growing audience of collectors," said David Hall, chief executive officer, Collectors Universe.
At each of these shows, PSA brings graders, sealing machines, and the necessary equipment and staff to offer same day grading for show attendees.