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graduate

 [graj´oo-at]
1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

grad·u·ate

(grad'yū-ăt),
A vessel, usually of glass and suitably marked, used for measuring the volume of liquids; graduate cylinder.
[Mediev. L. graduatus, fr. L. gradus, step]

graduate

An obsolete term that dignified laboratory glassware with marks for measuring volume; it is still used in adjectival form, as in a graduated cylinder.

graduate

1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

graduate programs
educational programs for persons who already have their basic degree that entitles them to practice. Includes programs provided for persons attempting postgraduate research degrees, vocational diplomas and coursework masterates, and for refresher and update courses for professional veterinarians under the general heading of professional continuing education.