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GRAD'UATOR, n. An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into equal parts.




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GRAD'UATOR, n. An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into equal parts.


GRAD'U-A-TOR, n.

An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into equal parts. Journ. of Science.


Grad"u*a"tor
  1. One who determines or indicates graduation; as, a graduator of instruments.
  2. An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into small, regular intervals.
  3. An apparatus for diffusing a solution, as brine or vinegar, over a large surface, for exposure to the air.
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Graduator

GRAD'UATOR, noun An instrument for dividing any line, right or curve, into equal parts.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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music

MU'SIC, n. s as z. [L. musica.]

1. Melody or harmony; any succession of sounds so modulated as to please the ear, or any combination of simultaneous sounds in accordance or harmony. Music is vocal or instrumental. Vocal music is the melody of a single voice, or the harmony of two or more voices in concert. Instrumental music is that produced by one or more instruments.

By music minds an equal temper know.

2. Any entertainment consisting in melody or harmony.

What music and dancing and diversions and songs are to many in the world, that prayers and devotions and psalms are to you.

3. The science of harmonical sounds, which treats of the principles of harmony, or the properties, dependencies and relations of sounds to each other. This may be called speculative or theoretical music.

4. The art of combining sounds in a manner to please the ear. This is practical music or composition.

5. Order; harmony in revolutions; as the music of the spheres.

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