Graduated vs Recipiangle - What's the difference?

graduated | recipiangle |


As a verb graduated

is (graduate).

As an adjective graduated

is (obsolete) in steps.

As a noun recipiangle is

an instrument with two arms that are pivoted together at one end, and a graduated arc, used by military engineers for measuring and laying off angles of fortifications.

graduated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (graduate)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) In steps.
  • Having a university degree; having completed training.
  • Marked with graduations.
  • Arranged by grade, level, degree.
  • * 1888 , Joseph Stevens, A Parochial History of St. Mary Bourne, with an Account of the Manor of Hurstbourne Priors, Hants , London: Whiting and Co., p 17:
  • The graduated slope of the Upper Test Valley on the east, and its more abrupt embankment on the west, under which the present stream tends to cling, point clearly to river action.
  • (taxation) Increasing in rate with the taxable base.
  • (ornithology) Of a tail, having successively longer feathers towards the middle.
  • Derived terms

    * graduated cylinder

    recipiangle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instrument with two arms that are pivoted together at one end, and a graduated arc, used by military engineers for measuring and laying off angles of fortifications.


  • (Webster 1913)