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Grade

(1) A designated ground level. (2) To change the contours of land.

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dirt, sand and gravel roads were leveled, shaped and planed with mostly wooden graders pulled by draft animals.
The Power Grader is available in two sizes: 48 or 60 inches.
A grader has about 2 seconds to make trim decisions and grade the board.
360 Grader Produktdesign last year surveyed health care providers who raised concerns about traditional incubators.
The score gap between black and white fourth graders stayed the same between 2009 and 2015, with white students continuing to score 29 points higher.
The RCC currently has 80 graders and the nine will replace some of the worn out graders and will be used for gravel roads maintainance.
It found that the annual prevalence of illicit drug abuse was 13% among 8th graders (down from 22% in 1997), 28% among 10th graders (down from 39% in 1997), and 37% among 12th graders (down from 42% in 1997).
Students in all grades showed some decline in illicit drug use between 2006 and 2007, but the 1 -year decline among 8th graders was the only category to reach statistical significance (a drop of nearly 2%).
The past-year rates for marijuana use among the 10th and 12th graders dropped, respectively, from 26.
The Main effect of grade revealed that third graders remembered significantly more phrases that first graders, F(1,30) = 166.
Second and third graders use worksheets that deal primarily with the settings and characters, while fourth and fifth graders use task-oriented worksheets.