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Grade

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

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"Degree Modification of Gradable Nouns: Size Adjectives and Adnominal Degree Morphemes".
H2: In the case of a gradable disease (partial body paralysis), the magnitude effect for medical outcomes reverses between delay and probability discounting, as it does for monetary outcomes.
He'd rather vacation at alternative perspectives home alone where it's safe than (engagement) risk being surrounded by the wrong crowd * [would] rather adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) whereby Scaredy is not constructed as 'unreasonable'; he just has some preferences * at home where it's safe adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) where home is a place of safety and other places are potentially not safe * the wrong crowd adjusts the focus on a gradable meaning (force) where crowds can be 'wrong Pages 6-7: Complication #1 continued A few crowds Scaredy Squirrel * tribes, herds, packs, tons and wouldn't want to be caught in the mobs sharpens the focus on the middle of: negative evaluation of these other characters (focus).
An alternative use of the relation symbols [greater than or equal to] and = in each of the above forms can be interpreted (dependently on the context) as a gradable expression of conviction as to the observed tendency.
A grade 4 tree contains a gradable 16-foot butt log that grades below 3.
Reporting should be generated and delivered to the medical provider documenting what patients are applicable for which of the gradable metrics, which patients as a result of insufficient medical provider management have impacted the performance incentive for a medical provider, and what the medical provider is trending towards in the form of a payout.
They comprise 4 gradable health behaviour categories (5-point grading scale): correct eating habits, preventive actions, health practice and positive mental attitude.
Boundedness, the notion that underlies telicity, has also been identified in the adjectival domain, specifically in the internal properties of the scale that a gradable adjective denotes.
The systems and properties outlined herein provide a valuable basis for considering colour as a gradable quality of a gemstone, and are backed by photographic examples.
Out of the potential 104 eyes, 74 had corresponding tear fluid analysis and gradable digital retinal images.
BioSig-ID distinguishes the user's pattern from others and grants access to the gradable event (chats, tests, quizzes, exams) only after confirming the identity.