how to pronounce gradient

ɡɹɛɪdiənt

how to improve pronunciation of gradient

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of gradient.

video examples of gradient pronunciation

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

“… has a positive gradient okay it's not a …”

meanings of gradient

noun:

  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.

adjective:

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

words that rhyme with gradient

radiant