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Grádient. adj. [gradiens, Latin.] Walking; moving by steps.

Amongst those gradient automata, that iron spider is especially remarkable, which, being but of an ordinary bigness, did creep up and down as if it had been alive. Wilkins.

Sources: Wilkins, John (32)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Gradient." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 27, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12753.


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