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  • 1moderate — mod|e|rate1 [ˈmɔdərıt US ˈma: ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: moderatus, past participle of moderare to moderate ] 1.) not very large or very small, very hot or very cold, very fast or very slow etc ▪ Even moderate amounts of alcohol can …

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  • 2moderate — 1 adjective 1 neither very big nor very small, very hot nor very cold, very fast nor very slow etc: Bake the pie for 30 minutes in a moderate oven. | We re looking for a house with a moderate sized garden. | a moderate degree of success | a… …

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  • 3Moderate — Mod er*ate, a. [L. moderatus, p. p. of moderate, moderati, to moderate, regulate, control, fr. modus measure. See {Mode}.] Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited; restrained; as …

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  • 4moderate# — moderate adj 1 Moderate, temperate are often used interchangeably to denote not excessive in degree, amount, or intensity {a moderate allowance} {temperate heat} When contrasted moderate often connotes absence or avoidance of excess and is… …

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  • 5Degree — De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or downward,… …

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  • 6Degree of a curve — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 7Degree of a surface — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 8Degree of latitude — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 9Degree of longitude — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …

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  • 10moderate — ► ADJECTIVE 1) average in amount, intensity, or degree. 2) (of a political position) not radical or extreme. ► NOUN ▪ a person with moderate views. ► VERB 1) make or become less extreme or intense. 2) review (examination papers or results) to… …

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  • 11moderate — ♦♦♦ moderates, moderating, moderated (The adjective and noun are pronounced [[t]mɒ̱dərət[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]mɒ̱dəreɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED Moderate political opinions or policies are not extreme. He was an easygoing man of very… …

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  • 12moderate — mod|er|ate1 [ mad(ə)rət ] adjective ** 1. ) neither very great nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree: Cook the spinach over a moderate heat. A moderate earthquake shook the San Francisco bay area this afternoon. We need more housing …

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  • 13moderate — I UK [ˈmɒd(ə)rət] / US [ˈmɑd(ə)rət] adjective ** 1) neither very great nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree Cook the spinach over a moderate heat. moderate increase/loss/growth: This month has seen a moderate increase in house… …

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  • 14degree — noun 1 measurement of angles VERB + DEGREE ▪ rotate, spin, turn ▪ I turned the wheel 90 degrees, PREPOSITION ▪ through … degrees ▪ …

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  • 15moderate — [ˈmɒd(ə)rət] adj I 1) neither very big nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree Cook the spinach over a moderate heat.[/ex] a moderate increase in house prices[/ex] 2) reasonable and avoiding extreme opinions or actions a moderate… …

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  • 16moderate — mod·er·ate mäd (ə )rət adj 1) avoiding extremes of behavior: observing reasonable limits <a moderate drinker> 2) not severe in effect or degree <moderate alcohol consumption> <the abdomen was mildly distended with moderate… …

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  • 17Degree of ionization — A plasma lamp, illustrating a low degree of ionization (i.e. a partially ionized gas) The degree of ionization refers to the proportion of neutral particles, such as those in a gas or aqueous solution, that are ionized into charged particles. A… …

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  • 18moderate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Moderate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑debate, ↑effect, ↑panel {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ very …

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  • 19moderate — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not expensive] Syn. inexpensive, low priced, medium priced, reasonable, within reason, modest, inexorbitant, not excessive, not dear, average, nominal, at par, usual, inconsiderable, marked down, at a bargain, half price …

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  • 20moderate — adjective mɒd(ə)rət 1》 average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree. 2》 not radical or excessively right or left wing. noun mɒd(ə)rət a person with moderate views. verb mɒdəreɪt 1》 make or become less extreme, intense, or violent. 2》 Brit.… …

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