(dә-gre´) a grade or rank within a series, especially a rank awarded to scholars by a college or university. a unit of measure of temperature. a unit of measure of arcs and angles, one degree being 1/360 of a circle. one of the ranks or stages in a progressive series. ...

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(from the article `criminal law`) The common-law tradition distinguishes four degrees of participation in crime. One who commits the act `with his own hand` is a principal in the ...

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(from the article `formal logic`) ...symbols designed to stand for functions. The notion of a function may be sufficiently explained for present purposes as follows: There is said to ...

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(from the article `graph theory`) An important number associated with each vertex is its degree; this is defined as the number of edges that enter or exit from it—thus, a loop ...

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(from the article `mathematics`) Lagrange presented a detailed analysis of the solution by radicals of second-, third-, and fourth-degree equations and investigated why these ...

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(from the article `trigonometry`) Numerical values can be assigned to angles by selecting a unit of measure. The most common units are the degree and the radian. There are 360° in a ...

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*n]* - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process 2. [n] - a unit of temperature on a specified scale 3. [n] - a measure for arcs and angles 4. [n] - the highest power of a term or variable 5. [n] - the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime) 6. [n] - a position on a scale...

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• (n.) The point or step of progression to which a person has arrived; rank or station in life; position. • (n.) A line or space of the staff. • (n.) Grade or rank to which scholars are admitted by a college or university, in recognition of their attainments; as, the degree of bachelor of arts, master, doctor, etc. • (n.) Measur...

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stage *noun* a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; `a remarkable degree of frankness`; `at what stage are the social sciences?`

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grade *noun* a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; `a moderate grade of intelligence`; `a high level of care is required`; `it is all a matter of degree`

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*(mathematics)* In mathematics, a unit of measurement of an angle or arc. A circle or complete rotation is divided into 360°. A degree may be subdivided into 60 minutes (symbol '), and each minute may be subdivided in turn into 60 seconds (symbol "). Temperature is also measured in ...

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*[angle]* A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation. It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit for angles is radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit. Because a full rotation equals 2{pi...

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*[graph theory]* The formula implies that in any graph, the number of vertices with odd degree is even. This statement (as well as the degree sum formula) is known as the handshaking lemma. The latter name comes from a popular mathematical problem, to prove that in any group of people the number of people who have shaken hands with an odd num...

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*[music]* In music theory, a scale degree is the name given to a particular note of a scale to specify its position relative to the tonic (the main note of the scale). The tonic is considered to be the first degree of the scale, from which each octave is assumed to begin. Any musical scale may be thought to have degrees. However, the notion o...

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*[temperature]* The term degree is used in several scales of temperature. The symbol ° is usually used, followed by the initial letter of the unit, for example `°C” for degree(s) Celsius. A degree can be defined as a set change in temperature measured against a given scale, for example, one degree Celsius is one hundredth of the temperatu...

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**De·gree'** * noun* [ French

* degré* , Old French

* degret* , from Late Latin

* degradare* . See

__ Degrade__ .]

** 1.** A step, stair, or staircase. [ Obsolete] « By ladders, or else by

* degree* .»

* Rom. of R.* ** 2.** One of a series of progressive steps u...

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1. A step, stair, or staircase. 'By ladders, or else by degree.' (Rom. Of R) ... 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or downward, in quality, rank, acquirement, and the like; a stage in progression; grade; gradation; as, degrees of vice and virtue; to advance by slow degrees; degree of comparison. ... 3. The point or step of progression ...

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1. The unit of measurement for angles. One degree is 1/360 of a circle.

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1) a unit of temperature, describing an interval on a scale of Fahrenheit or Celsius. 2) a unit of angular distance, used to describe distance of latitude and longitude.

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A degree is 1/360 of a circle. In Astrology, degrees are the commonly-used unit of measurement.

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A designation awarded upon completion of a four-year college or university program at one of three l

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A measure of temperature difference representing a single division on a temperature scale. See Celsius, Fahrentheit, and Kelvin scales.

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A measure of temperature difference representing a single division on a temperature scale.

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A measure of temperature difference representing a single division on a temperature scale. Related terms: Celsius, Fahrentheit, and Kelvin

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A relational specification which is found with adjectives and adverbs. There are three degrees: 1) positive as in small, 2) comparative as in smaller and 3) superlative as in smallest.

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