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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.
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However, his name was again omitted on the graduation list in 2016.
Arboleda said he did not want his parents to print a tarpaulin that is common in graduation rites or urge them to spend on expensive gifts such as brand-new gadgets.
NUS Scotland president Liam McCabe said: "We would appeal to all institutions across the country to reflect on their graduation fee policies and the impact they have on their least affluent students.
Addressing the graduation ceremony Ambassador Yao Jing welcomed the guests and students.
The newer version reverted to the previous set-up, where Grades 6 and 12 completers will take part in graduation rites while kindergarten and Grade 10 completers will have moving-up or completion ceremonies.
A valid score on a College and Career Ready Assessment (CCRA) was removed as a graduation requirement on June 30, 2015.
She said that the parents, teachers, community association (PTCA), and in some cases, the Sangguniang Barangay (village council) may shoulder extra expenses such as snacks traditionally being served after the graduation ceremony.
This was stated by Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon while speaking in a seminar 'International perspective on graduation: What works for moving poor people out of poverty' at BISP headquarters on Thursday, says a press release.
So, get ready to wipe your tears and crank the volume up because graduation season is here.
Rebecca Moore says she will stage a graduation party next year in memory of the tragic 26-year-old Birmingham City University student.
SOME of the youngest children in schools have been feeling very grown-up with special graduation ceremonies complete with caps and gowns.