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From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ranked p. pr. & vb. n. Ranking.]
 1. To place abreast, or in a line.
 2. To range in a particular class, order, or division; to class; also, to dispose methodically; to place in suitable classes or order; to classify.
    Ranking all things under general and special heads.   --I. Watts.
    Poets were ranked in the class of philosophers.   --Broome.
    Heresy is ranked with idolatry and witchcraft.   --Dr. H. More.
 3. To take rank of; to outrank. [U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks; "stratified areas
            of the distribution" [syn: graded, stratified]