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[grey-der] /ˈgreɪ dər/
a person or thing that grades.
a pupil of a specified grade at school:
a fourth grader.
a machine for grading.
Origin of grader
1840-50, Americanism; grade + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for grader
  • Well if she is a third grader you have a shot, other wise.
  • Your article says nothing already not easily understood by a fifth grader.
  • The administrator could have a fifth-grader walk them through a long-division problem step-by-step.
  • No eighth grader would be proud of its syntax or even its spelling.
  • Shooting a breed of dog that would loose a fight with a first grader is a mistake.
  • So everything has to be kept at about a fifth-grader's intelligence level.
  • Being a second-grader isn't that different from being a first-grader.
  • Interior vacillations of mind and spirit are inevitable in any grader with professional dedication and a conscience.
  • Indeed, in many cases good evaluations mean you were an easy grader.
  • Known as a tough grader, he likes to peer through microscopes and work with data.
British Dictionary definitions for grader


a person or thing that grades
a machine, either self-powered or towed by a tractor, that levels earth, rubble, etc, as in road construction
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Word Origin and History for grader

1868, of machines; 1870, of persons, agent noun from grade (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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