Breakups come in all volumes, degrees of severity, differing locales.
Cook at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until crisp and golden.
Early Tuesday temperatures in some parts of the state were already approaching 40 degrees Celsius.
A more precise association of THC levels and degrees of impairment are not yet available.
She came into the isolation center with a [temperature] of 40 degrees [104 Fahrenheit], and that was too high for a 6-year-old.
It was easier to cool the helium bath of the brain if it only had to be lowered 175 degrees or so.
By degrees the placid influence of her friend calmed her perturbed spirit.
Furthermore, the Marquesas lay some fourteen degrees to the west of our longitude.
By meridian altitudes of sun, Lyrae (Vega), 32 degrees 15 minutes.
By degrees the noise grew louder; then it sounded almost like footsteps.
early 13c., from Old French degré (12c.) "a step (of a stair), pace, degree (of relationship), academic degree; rank, status, position," said to be from Vulgar Latin *degradus "a step," from Late Latin degredare, from Latin de- "down" (see de-) + gradus "step" (see grade (n.)).
Most modern senses date from Middle English, from notion of a hierarchy of steps. Meaning "a grade of crime" is 1670s; that of "a unit of temperature" is from 1727. The division of the circle into 360 degrees was known in Babylon and Egypt. It is perhaps from the daily motion of the sun through the zodiac in the course of a year.
degree de·gree (dĭ-grē')
Abbr. deg, deg. A unit of measure on a temperature scale.
A division of a circle, equal to 1/360 of its circumference.
A position or rank within a graded series.
In geometry, a unit of measurement of angles, 1/360 of a circle. In physics, a unit of temperature (see Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scale). A degree on the Fahrenheit scale is smaller than a degree on the Celsius or Kelvin scale. Degrees on the Celsius and Kelvin scales are the same size.