grad grad  /ˈɡræd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one-hundredth of a right angle
  2. (n) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. SN 2006gy collapsed into a black hole and exploded in a galaxy 240 million light years away, and was first spotted by a Texas grad student in 2006.
  2. A long, long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, Google was just two grad students at Stanford with a smart idea for search technology.
  3. A couple years ago, the Robinsons sued Princeton because the grad school sends only 12% of its grads into federal service.

News

  1. Hononegah Grad Edwards Signs With Florida State 6/11/13

    Hononegah grad Brea Edwards signs with Florida State basketball
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTVO - WQRF Rockford

  2. Boulder High grad finds fix for bike-light bind

    One night while riding his bike on the Stanford campus, the battery for Boulder High grad Daniel Haarburger's bike light began to run low. A campus police officer stopped him. Instead of relying on his bike light, the officer told Haarburger, he could use the flashlight app on his phone. And instead of giving him a ticket, the officer gave Haarburger the idea for his newest invention, the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. FSHS grad A'Liyan Rogers on winning all-star team

    Recent Free State grad A’Liyah Rogers and her Kansas all-star team defeated Missouri, 8-3 and 4-0, in Monday’s 13th annual MO-KAN All Star game at the Shawnee Mission School District Softball Complex.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

Quotes

  1. "A trip to El Paso for this year's Sun Bowl is a tremendous reward for our football program and university," Wannstedt said. "I had the pleasure of being part of this great bowl game as a first-year grad assistant at Pitt with Coach Majors...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Dave Wannstedt Source: InsideTheVille.com (subscription)

  2. Tindall said: "I don't think the Ireland defeat will be out of the system until we have redeemed ourselves a little bit." "I read somewhere that the Grad Slam had gone and the championship had gone, but in my eyes, the title hasn't."...
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Mike Tindall Source: ic Wales

  3. "I was in charge of the (grad assistants) at BYU, and he was getting his degree," Holmgren said. "Early on, we developed a friendship. He'sa very bright guy. He was a journalism major in college, and I will still say he'sa bright guy. But he...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Mike Holmgren Source: Seahawks.com

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