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Re: Comparison Terminology

From:The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>
Date:Thursday, March 1, 2001, 22:58
> From: Jeff Jones > > Looking at my notes, I discovered that I made an error in that post: I've > actually been using the term "precision" for slightly more vs. more vs. a > lot more, not "degree"; but I'm glad I made the error, since it prompted > your additional comment. I also see that the dictionary uses "degree" in > the terms "positive degree", "comparative degree", "superlative degree",
This is in fact the usage with which I am most familiar. and of course the rarer "Equative degree". David