Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. [1913 Webster]
Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. [1913 Webster]
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.