Translation of gradient in Spanish:

gradient

Pronunciation: /ˈgreɪdiənt/

n

  • 1.1 (slope) pendiente (f), cuesta (f), gradiente (f) (AmL) a gradient of 20% o of one in five una pendiente del 20%
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    • By following the ridge of the city's hills, it provides tolerable gradients and avoids steep inclines, which proliferate in the city's side streets.
    • Road sections which included steep gradients, major drainage structures and thick chip seal surface layers were normally excluded.
    • For traffic driving east, the road descends down a gradient of 0.023 through a wooded area with trees overhanging the road on both sides.
    1.2 [Math] [Phys] gradiente (m)
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    • The abrupt changes in gradient visible in the graph are caused when the number of relevant genetic backgrounds i max changes from one integer value to the next.
    • Differentiation is a method of working out the gradient of a curve - how quickly one variable changes with respect to another.
    • In a moment we will demonstrate what the gradient of the curve at a point is, by examining a limiting argument.
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    • Distinct gradients in pressure were observed throughout the contact area.
    • We observed a gradient in the depth of the selective sweep, which becomes progressively deeper as you get nearer to the gene.
    • I assure you, however, I have accurately mapped the topological surface density and transitional energy gradients of the timeline in question.

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