Grad"u*a"ted (?), a.

1.

Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades.

2. Zool.

Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer.

Graduated tube, bottle, cap, ∨ glass, a vessel, usually of glass, having horizontal marks upon its sides, with figures, to indicate the amount of the contents at the several levels. -- Graduated spring Railroads, a combination of metallic and rubber springs.

 

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