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gray ding

  • n  the act of arranging in a graduated series
  • n  changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
  • n  evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do
  • v  assign a rank or rating to
  • v  level to the right gradient
  • v  assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
  • v  determine the grade of or assign a grade to
News & Articles

  • Grading Bernanke on Communication
    David Wessel offered four tests for grading Bernanke’s success in clarifying the Fed’s intentions on the bond-buying situation. Stock and bond markets fell during and after his comments, but how did he do on clarity?
    June 20, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs
  • Controversial new grading scale in U46 won’t get board vote
    ELGIN — The secondary grading committee gave its third update about the controversial changes to Elgin School District U46’s grading and late work policies Monday night at the U46 Board of Education meeting. The meeting was moved to the auditorium at Gifford Street High School, next door to the U46 Educational Services Center. Only about 50 people attended, though 13 teachers, students, parents ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Courier News
  • Eastern grading changes taking effect on July 1
    WINNIPEG, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2013 in Eastern Canada. Currently, commercial ...
    June 18, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Mia Farrow in International Herald Tribune
    This is our second report card grading the companies' responsibility on humanity and on the ability to think outside box on profitability, and to open minds to social responsibility,Farrow said during a phone conference Thursday.
  • Margaret Hodge in Sky News
    Tourism Minister Margaret Hodge said: "From the Brighton Grand to the Lowry in Manchester, the UK has some of the best hotels in the world. But only half carry a star grading. If the tourist industry is going to reap the potential £2.1bn from...
  • CW Bill Young in Washington Post
    Rep. Bill Young, chairman of the Defense appropriations subcommittee, argued: "I don't want the Pentagon having to spend all that time grading the work that we in the Congress do."

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