# Associations to the word «Gradient»

## Noun

- Proton
- Diffusion
- Gel
- Tensor
- Optimization
- Conductivity
- Deformation
- Flux
- Atp
- Concentration
- Iteration
- Methanol
- Viscosity
- Convection
- Membrane
- Chromatography
- Velocity
- Curvature
- Buffer
- Incline
- Ion
- Temperature
- Vector
- Climb
- Mri
- Approximation
- Shear
- Divergence
- Uptake
- Equator
- Separation
- Ph
- Transporter
- Anion
- Silica
- Sodium
- Sediment
- Algorithm
- Pressure
- Potential
- Vesicle
- Flow
- Pore
- Radius
- Ammonium
- Derivative
- Phosphorylation
- Min
- Equation
- Potassium
- Differentiation
- Equilibrium
- Acetate
- Coefficient
- Solvent
- Rp
- Turbulence
- Slope
- Droplet
- Entropy
- Curve

## Adjective

## Wiktionary

GRADIENT, noun. A slope or incline.

GRADIENT, noun. A rate of inclination or declination of a slope.

GRADIENT, noun. (calculus) Of a function y = f(x) or the graph of such a function, the rate of change of y with respect to x that is, the amount by which y changes for a certain (often unit) change in x equivalently, the inclination to the X axis of the tangent to the curve of the graph.

GRADIENT, noun. (science) The rate at which a physical quantity increases or decreases relative to change in a given variable, especially distance.

GRADIENT, noun. (analysis) A differential operator that maps each point of a scalar field to a vector pointed in the direction of the greatest rate of change of the scalar. Notation for a scalar field φ: ∇φ

GRADIENT, adjective. Moving by steps; walking.

GRADIENT, adjective. Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination.

GRADIENT, adjective. Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.

GRADIENT POST, noun. A post or stake indicating by its height or by marks on it the grade of a railroad, highway, embankment, etc. at that point.

GRADIENT WIND, noun. (meteorology) A horizontal wind velocity tangent to the contour line of a constant pressure surface (or to the isobar of a geopotential surface) at or above 2,500 feet (762 meters).

## Dictionary definition

GRADIENT, noun. A graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension.

GRADIENT, noun. The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient".

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