how to pronounce gradient


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gradient is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of gradient in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… creating a very simple gradient Davids …”

meanings of gradient


  1. A slope or incline.
  2. A rate of inclination or declination of a slope.
  3. Of a function y = f(x) or the graph of such a function, the rate of change of y with respect to x, that is, the amount by which y changes for a certain (often unit) change in x , equivalently, the inclination to the X axis of the tangent to the curve of the graph.
  4. The rate at which a physical quantity increases or decreases relative to change in a given variable, especially distance.
  5. A gradual change in color. A color gradient; gradation.
  6. A differential operator that maps each point of a scalar field to a vector pointed in the direction of the greatest rate of change of the scalar. Notation for a scalar field φ: ∇φ.


  1. Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination.
  2. Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.
  3. Moving by steps; walking.

gradient frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gradient occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gradient can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gradient can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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