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/diˈgrē/,
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degrees, plural;
  1. The amount, level, or extent to which something happens or is present
    • - a degree of caution is probably wise
    • - a question of degree
  2. A unit of measurement of angles, one three-hundred-and-sixtieth of the circumference of a circle
    • - set at an angle of 45 degrees
  3. A stage in a scale or series, in particular

  4. A unit in any of various scales of temperature, intensity, or hardness
    • - water boils at 100 degrees Celsius
  5. Each of a set of grades (usually three) used to classify burns according to their severity

  6. A legal grade of crime or offense, esp. murder
    • - second-degree murder
  7. A step in direct genealogical descent
    • - second-degree relatives
  8. A position in a musical scale, counting upward from the tonic or fundamental note
    • - the lowered third degree of the scale
  9. The class into which an equation falls according to the highest power of unknowns or variables present
    • - an equation of the second degree
  10. Any of the three steps on the scale of comparison of gradable adjectives and adverbs, namely positive, comparative, and superlative

  11. A thing placed like a step in a series; a tier or row

  12. An academic rank conferred by a college or university after examination or after completion of a course of study, or conferred as an honor on a distinguished person
    • - a degree in zoology
  13. Social or official rank
    • - persons of unequal degree
  14. A rank in an order of Freemasonry


  1. a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
  2. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
  3. academic degree: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
  4. a measure for arcs and angles; "there are 360 degrees in a circle"
  5. the highest power of a term or variable
  6. a unit of temperature on a specified scale; "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
  7. The degree of an algebraic variety in mathematics is defined, for a projective variety V, by an elementary use of intersection theory.
  8. A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians. ...
  9. In topology, the degree is a numerical invariant that describes a continuous mapping between two compact oriented manifolds of the same dimension. Intuitively, the degree represents the number of times that the domain manifold wraps around the range manifold under the mapping. ...
  10. Rexona (known as Sure in the UK and Ireland, Degree in the USA and Rexena in Japan and Korea) is a deodorant brand manufactured by Anglo Dutch company Unilever. It was developed in 1908 by an Australian pharmacist and his wife.
  11. In mathematics, more specifically in abstract algebra, field extensions are the main object of study in field theory. The general idea is to start with a base field and construct in some manner a larger field which contains the base field and satisfies additional properties.
  12. Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that arose from obscure origins in the late 16th to early 17th century. ...
  13. A step on a set of stairs; the rung of a ladder. [from 13th c.]; An individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values. [from 13th c.]; A stage of rank or privilege; social standing. [from 13th c.]; A ‘step’ in genealogical descent. [from 14th c. ...
  14. (degrees) A circle is measured in units called degrees. The entire circle is 360 degrees, half a circle is 180 degrees, and one quarter of a circle is 90 degrees. The "L" shaped 90 degree circle forms what is called a right angle. ...
  15. Degrees are rewards for the successful completion of a prescribed program of study. There are 3 basic types of degree: Associate – obtainable at a community or junior college, Baccalaureate or Bachelor’s – offered by four-year colleges and universities, and Graduate – post-baccalaureate degrees ...
  16. (140 degrees) No, this is not the newest boy band. If you find normal drinks too hot to drink, and want to save your tastebuds from a fiery death, order your drink at a hundred and forty degrees -- this is still quite warm, but not tongue-roasting.
  17. (140 degrees) warm, but a more drinkable temperature than the norm
  18. (23.5 DEGREES) The angle of the earths tilt as it flies through space. Most Replogle globes are made to reflect this angle.
  19. (25.5 degrees) The amount of tilt of the axis of Mars.
  20. (6 Degrees) There are no strangers on this planet.
  21. (DEGREES) A system of learning or achievement or rank among Witches. Some Trads have one Degree, others have 13, most have three. The main thing to remember is that the Degree system is a way of breaking down the jobs and teaching into smaller, more manageable parts. ...
  22. (DEGREES) Games can be played in a range of degrees. For instance, the above example of the game YDYB is the softest (first degree) version of the game because it is relatively harmless. ...
  23. (Degrees) A degree is the most common unit used for defining a position on the surface of the earth. The polar and equatorial circumferences are divided into 360 degrees. ...
  24. (Degrees) Are awards granted by community colleges that are two years in length and are designed to meet one of the following two purposes: 1) to prepare individuals to transfer to a senior institution in order to pursue a baccalaureate (four-year) degree, or 2) to prepare individuals to become ...
  25. (Degrees) Classification to indicated how outstanding or not someone graduated from University. There are first class, upper/lower seconds and third degrees. A second degree at Oxford counts as an upper second. ...