What does grader mean?

Definitions for graderˈgreɪ dər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word grader.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grader(noun)

    a judge who assigns grades to something


  1. Grader(n.)

    One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated.2. Specifically: A vehicle used for levelling earth, esp. one with a plow blade suspended from the center, used specifically for grading roads.


  1. grader(Noun)

    A machine used in construction for flattening large surfaces

  2. grader(Noun)

    One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated.

  3. grader(Noun)

    One who belongs to a certain grade at school.

    A first grader.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grader(noun)

    one who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated


  1. Grader

    A grader, also commonly referred to as a road grader, a blade, a maintainer, or a motor grader, is a construction machine with a long blade used to create a flat surface. Typical models have three axles, with the engine and cab situated above the rear axles at one end of the vehicle and a third axle at the front end of the vehicle, with the blade in between. In certain countries, for example in Finland, almost every grader is equipped with a second blade that is placed in front of the front axle. Some construction personnel refer to the entire machine as "the blade." Capacities range from a blade width of 2.50 to 7.30 m and engines from 93–373 kW. Certain graders can operate multiple attachments, or be used for separate tasks like underground mining. In civil engineering, the grader's purpose is to "finish grade" the "rough grading" performed by heavy equipment or engineering vehicles such as scrapers and bulldozers. Graders are commonly used in the construction and maintenance of dirt roads and gravel roads. In the construction of paved roads they are used to prepare the base course to create a wide flat surface for the asphalt to be placed on. Graders are also used to set native soil foundation pads to finish grade prior to the construction of large buildings.Graders can produce inclined surfaces, to give cant to roads. In some countries they are used to produce drainage ditches with shallow V-shaped cross-sections on either side of highways.

Anagrams for grader »

  1. Gerard, red rag, regard

  2. Gerard

  3. Red rag


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grader in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grader in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohar Singh:

    The groom's family kept us in the dark about his poor education, even a first grader can answer this.

  2. Billy Madison:

    Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me

  3. Wayne Black:

    You don't have to be a security expert -- a fifth-grader can tell you if you are checking at the top end, at the front end of Miami International Airport, you've got to be checking the back end of Miami International Airport.

  4. Christine Carugati:

    What ninth grader knows what they want and what ninth grader, never mind an adult, isn't easily swayed, thinking somebody wants me. It's very intoxicating for any age but for a child especially, so my counsel was to keep all your options open.

  5. Nancy Hogshead-Makar:

    It's appalling what these huge differences are. Any fifth-grader can walk into your average high school or college softball baseball facility and say, 'Duh, that's not equal.' the coupling of sexism and sport, having this be an exclusionary practice, is still a strong one.

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