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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 grad·u·a·tion /ˌgræʤəˈweʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grad·u·a·tion n.
 1. The act of graduating, or the state of being graduated; as, graduation of a scale; graduation at a college; graduation in color; graduation by evaporation; the graduation of a bird's tail, etc.
 2. The marks on an instrument or vessel to indicate degrees or quantity; a scale.
 3. The exposure of a liquid in large surfaces to the air, so as to hasten its evaporation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the successful completion of a program of study
      2: an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred [syn: commencement,
          commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation
      3: a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement;
         "the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
      4: the act of arranging in grades [syn: gradation]