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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Graduated \Grad"u*a"ted\, a. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster] 3. Having visible marks and numbers at vertical intervals, permitting one to estimate the quantitity of material contained; -- of vessels, most commonly those used in laboratories for containing liquids. See graduated cylinder, etc., below. [PJC] Graduated cylinder, Graduated flask, Graduated tube, Graduated bottle, Graduated cap, Graduated glass a vessel, usually of glass, having horizontal marks upon its sides, with figures, to indicate the amount of the contents at the several levels. Graduated spring (Railroads), a combination of metallic and rubber springs. [1913 Webster]