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Definition of "grader" []

  • One that grades, especially: (noun)
  • One who grades students' work. (noun)
  • A piece of heavy equipment used to level or smooth road or other surfaces to the desired gradient. (noun)
  • A student in a specified class in an elementary, middle, or secondary school. Often used in combination: tenth graders. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grader" in a sentence
  • "Fub I seriously doubt that the average 7th grader is quite as computer savvy as you assume."
  • "I mentioned on an earlier thread that typing “teleprompter” into the Fox Nation search box yeilds 1,310 articles – mostly slamming Obama … yet Sarah writing on her hand like a first grader is pefecty acceptable?"
  • "Taylor Cabrera, a twelfth-grader, is an activist who went to Washington to educate himself and his peers so they can be part of democracy in action."