What is degree?

  • (noun): The highest power of a term or variable.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on degree, degrees:

Yamashita Yoshiaki - Early Years
... He advanced to first degree black belt (shodan) rank in three months, fourth degree (yondan) ranking in two years, and sixth degree (rokudan) in fourteen ...
Aleksander Kwaśniewski - 1995–2005: Presidency - Degree
... In his candidate for presidency statement Kwaśniewski declared that he had graduated university studies ... Actually he had never written his master thesis, nor passed the university final exams and therefore had no master degree ...
Elliott Wave Principle - Degree
... underlie self-similar wave structures of increasing size or higher degree ... This signals that the movement of the wave one degree higher is upward ... structure which it underlies one degree higher ...
Education In Sweden - Higher Education - Advanced Level (avancerad Nivå)
... to a programme at the advanced level, a student must have obtained a 3-year Swedish degree at the basic level or a corresponding degree from another country or some ... The degrees that can be obtained at the advanced level are Degree of Master (One year) (magisterexamen), 1 year, 60 higher education credits Degree of ... The Degree of Master (Two years), masterexamen, is a new degree that is intended to be closely linked to continuing education at the graduate level ...
Vladimir May-Mayevsky - Honors
... Stanislaus 3rd degree, 1900 Order of St ... Anne 3rd degree 1904 Order of St ... Stanislaus 2nd degree, 1906 Order of St ...

More definitions of "degree":

  • (noun): An award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study.
    Example: "He earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
    Synonyms: academic degree
  • (noun): A unit of temperature on a specified scale.
    Example: "The game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
  • (noun): A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.
    Example: "A moderate degree of intelligence"; "it is all a matter of degree"
    Synonyms: grade, level
  • (noun): The seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime).
    Example: "Murder in the second degree"; "a second degree burn"
  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Example: "A remarkable degree of frankness"
    Synonyms: level, stage, point
  • (noun): A measure for arcs and angles.
    Synonyms: arcdegree

Famous quotes containing the word degree:

    I’ve always credited the private detective with a high degree of omniscience. Or is that only true in rental fiction?
    John Paxton (1911–1985)

    I happen to feel that the degree of a person’s intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.
    Lisa Alther (b. 1944)

    Men commonly couple with their idea of marriage a slight degree at least of sensuality; but every lover, the world over, believes in its inconceivable purity.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)