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Grade vs Woolsorter - What's the difference?

grade | woolsorter |

As nouns the difference between grade and woolsorter

is that grade is a rating while woolsorter is a farmworker responsible for sorting wool into coarser and finer grades.

As a verb grade

is to assign scores to the components of an academic test.



(wikipedia grade)


(en noun)
  • A rating.
  • The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a score.
  • A degree or level of something; a position within a scale; a degree of quality.
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    There are a lot of varieties of diatomaceous earth, so when you are shopping, be sure to get the right stuff!

    Make sure that you get food grade' diatomaceous earth. Some people make 3% of the food they eat be diatomaceous earth. There are claims at parasite control, longevity and all sorts of perks. I know that food '''grade''' diatomaceous earth is used heavily in storing grains - so you are probably already eating lots of diatomaceous earth every time you eat any bread, pasta or other grain based food.

    Farmers feed food '
    diatomaceous earth to their animals to reduce parasites and provide other benefits.
    This fine-grade coin from 1837 is worth a good amount.
  • A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage
  • A level of pre-collegiate education.
  • A student of a particular grade (used with the grade level).
  • An area that has been graded by a grader (construction machine)
  • The level of the ground.
  • (label) A gradian.
  • (label) In a linear system of divisors on an n''-dimensional variety, the number of free intersection points of ''n generic divisors.
  • A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
  • * (and other bibliographic particulars) (John Greenleaf Whittier)
  • The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown / On wigwam-log, and tree, and stone.
  • (label) A taxon united by a level of morphological or physiological complexity that is not a clade.
  • (medicine) The degree of malignity of a tumor expressed on a scale.
  • Synonyms

    * (taxon that is not a clade) paraphyletic group


  • To assign scores to the components of an academic test.
  • To assign a score to overall academic performance.
  • To flatten, level, or smooth a large surface.
  • (label) To remove or trim part of a seam allowance from a finished seam so as to reduce bulk and make the finished piece more even when turned right side out.
  • Derived terms

    {{rel3, gradable , grader , grade school , grade system , make the grade}}


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    (en noun)
  • A farmworker responsible for sorting wool into coarser and finer grades.
  • Derived terms

    * woolsorter's disease