|1.||[ noun ] the act of arranging in a graduated series|
|Related terms:||order rate|
|2.||[ noun ] evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score|
"what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
|Related terms:||evaluation grade|
|3.||[ noun ] changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface|
|Related terms:||construction grade|