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  • A well-graded dirt road was climbing though steep hills covered in the gentler slopes with vineyards, above that by dry grazing land with occasional oak trees.

    Animal Shadows

  • TODD: Governor Jeb Bush, well-graded for performances in hurricanes past, finds himself caught in the game of storm politics, the expectations versus reality edition.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2005

  • I knew I was through the worst of it, well-graded dirt from here to the interstate.

    The Making of Toro

  • It was wide, in some places five hundred meters, and fairly well-graded.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • The well-graded sand of the filter bed is relatively fine; i.e., its effective size ranges between 0.15 and 0.30 millimetre, but recent field experience revealed that also somewhat coarser sand can be used

    1. Historical development and experience with water treatment

  • Clean, hard and well-graded aggregate must be used.

    4. Roof structure

  • Sand should generally be clean, free of organic material and salts and well-graded.

    Chapter 9

  • Discuss aggregate size and quality, the importance of clean well-graded sand, portland cement and its binding qualities, and other such information.

    Chapter 10

  • His series of copy-books were the first to be used in this country, and are considered by experienced teachers, who are not to be misled by mere beauty of engravers work, to contain the only practical well-graded course of instruction leading from primary work to the rapid and now justly celebrated = telegraph hand = -- for these books are the only ones containing copies in this rapid writing.

    The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 18, March 11, 1897 A Weekly Magazine for Boys and Girls

  • It was a rude highway, with plenty of deformities, such as ends of rotting stumps, twisted roots, ridges and bumps which had never been levelled; yet it was beautiful beyond any smooth, well-graded road which the travellers had ever seen.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

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