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High-grade   /haɪ-greɪd/   Listen
High-grade

adjective
1.
Surpassing in quality.  Synonyms: top-grade, top-quality.






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"High-grade" Quotes from Famous Books



... that they are used for different kinds of work. Nickel steel we do not use for the cheaper grades of guns, because it is so much harder, and costs so much more to work. Indeed, very few gun-makers use nickel steel for barrels at all, but we do on all our high-grade work." ...
— The Boy With the U.S. Census • Francis Rolt-Wheeler

... we can imagine an earnest protest: "But why do you ignore the human will? Why do you try to make man the creature of feeling? A high-grade man does—not what he wants to do but what he thinks he ought to do. In any person worthy of the adjective 'civilized' it is conscience, not desire, which is the motive power ...
— Outwitting Our Nerves - A Primer of Psychotherapy • Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury

... against its application. My attention has been directed to this question from the beginning. In my first publication on tuberculin injection I reported two cases in which acute miliary tuberculosis was proved in two high-grade tuberculous cows several weeks after the tuberculin injection. I then stated my suspicion that perhaps the tuberculin injection had some connection with this, just as is often supposed to be the case in human practice. With my present very large amount ...
— Special Report on Diseases of Cattle • U.S. Department of Agriculture

... for most of the common vegetables to be sliced. To secure fine quality, much depends upon having the vegetables absolutely fresh, young, tender, and perfectly clean; one decayed root may flavor several kettles of soup if the slices from it are scattered through a batch of material. High-grade "root" vegetables can only ...
— Three Acres and Liberty • Bolton Hall



Words linked to "High-grade" :   best, top-grade, top-quality



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