Highest degree

  • 1 highest degree — index ceiling, pinnacle Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 highest degree of care — That degree of care that a very careful and prudent person would use under same or similar circumstances. Schneider v. Bi State Development Agency, Mo.App., 447 S.W.2d 788, 791. A standard of care exacted in some jurisdictions of common carriers… …

    Black's law dictionary

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  • 4 highest degree of care — Care in an extraordinary degree. The standard of care required of a common carrier of passengers. 14 Am J2d Car § 916 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 to the highest degree — adverb used to form the superlative the king cobra is the most dangerous snake • Syn: ↑most • Ant: ↑least (for: ↑most) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 degree — de·gree n 1: a step in a direct line of descent or in the line of ascent to a common ancestor 2 a: a measure of the seriousness of a crime see also fifth degree, first degree, f …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Degree of a polynomial — The degree of a polynomial represents the highest degree of a polynominal s terms (with non zero coefficient), should the polynomial be expressed in canonical form (i.e. as a sum or difference of terms). The degree of an individual term is the… …

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  • 8 degree — degreed, adj. degreeless, adj. /di gree /, n. 1. any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale. 2. a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her… …

    Universalium

  • 9 degree — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Step in a series Nouns degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, standard, height, pitch; reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber; gradation, graduation, shade; echelon; station, estate, status,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 degree — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French degré, from Vulgar Latin *degradus, from Latin de + gradus Date: 13th century 1. a step or stage in a process, course, or order of classification < advanced by degrees > 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 degree — de•gree [[t]dɪˈgri[/t]] n. 1) any of a series of steps or stages, as in a process or course of action; a point in any scale 2) cvb a stage or point in or as if in progression or retrogression: We followed the degrees of her recovery with joy[/ex] …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 degree of a polynomial — noun the degree of the term in the polynomial that has the highest degree • Hypernyms: ↑degree …

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  • 13 Degree — may refer to: Contents 1 As a unit of measurement 2 In mathematics 3 In education …

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  • 14 degree —    1. (° or deg)    the standard unit of angle measure, equal to 1/360 circle, 60 minutes, 3600 seconds, or about 0.017 453 293 radian. So far as we know, this unit was introduced by the Greek geometer Hipparchus of Nicaea (ca. 180 ca. 125 BC),… …

    Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 15 Degree Confluence Project — A GPS unit at confluence 53N 0, in Lincolnshire, England The Degree Confluence Project is a World Wide Web based all volunteer project which aims to have people visit each of the integer degree intersections of latitude and longitude on Earth,… …

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  • 16 degree — n. 1 a stage in an ascending or descending scale, series, or process. 2 a stage in intensity or amount (to a high degree; in some degree). 3 relative condition (each is good in its degree). 4 Math. a unit of measurement of angles, one ninetieth… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 Highest — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Degree of start-stop distortion — In telecommunication, the term degree of start stop distortion has the following meanings: In asynchronous data transmission, the ratio of (a) the absolute value of the maximum measured difference between the actual and theoretical intervals… …

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  • 19 Degree — A man s degree was his rank or station in the medieval world. Magnates disputed precedence at the highest level in the king s household, when the higher ranked had better access to the king. Degree determined where one sat at the king s table if… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 20 degree day — (deg da)    a unit used in meteorology and engineering to measure the demand for heating or cooling. In the United States, it s agreed that 65 °F (18.3 °C) is the critical outside temperature; below this tempeature heating is needed and above it… …

    Dictionary of units of measurement