Definition of grader in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪdə/


1A person or thing that grades.
Example sentences
  • Ms. Jones says she isn't confident in the grading system, which instructs graders to disregard factual errors in almost all circumstances.
  • Brian reported that while graders are out working they may be a bit behind schedule due to the weather as well as some people being off sick and others taking vacation time.
  • The intention of the Department to maintain a skeleton staff of graders at beef factories is not a solution.
2A wheeled machine for levelling the ground, especially in making roads.
Example sentences
  • They point out some important differences between motor graders and other earthmoving machines when it comes to converting engine power to tractive effort and work output.
  • The graders ripped the existing road and gathered all available material into two windrows, then spread and graded behind the mobile crusher as it progressed down the road.
  • You will see graders keeping our rural roads in shape.
3 [in combination] North American A pupil of a specified grade in a school: a first-grader
More example sentences
  • The majority of my time has been spent working with the oldest students at our school - eighth graders.
  • Approximately 20 percent of tenth to twelfth graders do not complete high school.
  • Testing is also available in Spanish for third and fourth graders, but all students test in English.

Words that rhyme with grader

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