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Engelsk navneord: degree

1. degree (om egenskab) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA moderate grade of intelligence.
A high level of care is required.
It is all a matter of degree.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grade, level


Mindre specifikke termerproperty


Mere specifikke termeramplitude level, caliber, calibre, depth, extreme, grind, high, highness, immoderateness, immoderation, intensity, intensiveness, low, lowness, moderateness, moderation, quality, SPF, sun protection factor


Kendetegnerhigh, intense, low, mild

2. degree (om tilstand) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA remarkable degree of frankness.
At what stage are the social sciences?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)level, point, stage


Mindre specifikke termerstate


Mere specifikke termeracme, climax, elevation, end point, extent, height, ladder, meridian, peak, pinnacle, plane, quickening, resultant, standard of life, standard of living, state of the art, summit, superlative, tiptop, top, ultimacy, ultimateness

3. degree (om kommunikation) an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)academic degree


Mindre specifikke termeraccolade, award, honor, honour, laurels


Mere specifikke termerassociate, associate degree, baccalaureate, bachelor's degree, doctor's degree, doctorate, honorary degree, honoris causa, honours, honours degree, law degree, master's degree

4. degree (om mængde el. mål) a measure for arcs and angles


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere are 360 degrees in a circle.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arcdegree


Mindre specifikke termerangular unit


Omfatter disse specifikke termerarcminute, minute, minute of arc


Omfatter disse overordnede termeroxtant, sextant

5. degree (om erkendelse) the highest power of a term or variable


Mindre specifikke termerexponent, index, power


Mere specifikke termerdegree of a polynomial, degree of a term, first degree

6. degree (om mængde el. mål) a unit of temperature on a specified scale


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature.


Mindre specifikke termertemperature unit


Mere specifikke termerC, degree Celsius, degree centigrade, degree Fahrenheit, F

7. degree (om egenskab) the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMurder in the second degree.
A second degree burn.


Mindre specifikke termermagnitude









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