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  • v. Present participle of gradate.


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  • In the places where the trees remained untouched by the ice, they seemed to start out dead and brown at their tops, gradating towards the warm red and purple color of the ground around their trunks.

    Go to Jesus

  • The sky was not composed of adjacent flat colors, but rather of an infinite variety of gradating hues.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • I also decided to do my journal quilt for the week with a similar theme - not quite a colour wheel, but a pieced line gradating from one colour of the wheel to the next.

    Journal Quilt Week 12 & more

  • As dwellers of Chitral also facing a lot due to longest load shedding in this winter season and they demanding for up-gradating of local hydro power station of only one mega watt while Sheshi hydro power project is also not supplying required quantity of electricity.

    Severe Cold Weather Hits Chitral

  • A close cousin of tie-dye, the process involves dip-dyeing fabrics so that single or multiple hues bleed into each other, usually gradating from light to dark.

    Fashion: Made in The Shade

  • - After gradating from Harvard Law, as the first black editor of the Review, with every option in the legal world open and waiting for him ...

    Robert Reich: Why is HRC Stooping So Low?

  • The other coloation in my brain, for paintings, is magenta gradating to orange peel, there is verdant green there too.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • Beginning at the centre of the top with a strongly accented note of contrast, the dark tone of the mass of trees gradates into the ground and on past the lower right-hand corner across the front of the picture, until, when nearing the lower left-hand corner, it reverses the process and from dark to light begins gradating light to dark, ending somewhat sharply against the sky in the rock form to the left.

    The Practice and Science of Drawing

  • The swinging lines should vary in thickness along their course, getting darker as they pass certain parts, and gradating into lighter lines at other parts according to the effect desired.

    The Practice and Science of Drawing

  • The practical principle employed in producing them is important, and consists in the blending and gradating by _mixture_, while we avoid the _compounding_ of contrasting colours.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists


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