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Definition of Leveling

Leveling

  1. of Level
  2. The act or operation of making level.
  3. The art or operation of using a leveling instrument for finding a horizontal line, for ascertaining the differences of level between different points of the earth's surface included in a survey, for establishing grades, etc., as in finding the descent of a river, or locating a line of railroad.

Leveling Quotations

We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
Hannah Arendt

Fairness through leveling is the essence of Obamaism.
Charles Krauthammer

We're dabbling in eugenics all the time, breeding ideal crops to replace less aesthetic or nutritious or hardy varieties; leveling forests to graze cattle or erect shopping malls and condos; planting groves of a few familiar trees that homeowners and industries prefer.
Diane Ackerman

Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up.
Harvey Cushing

During the Great Depression, African Americans were faced with problems that were not unlike those experienced by the most disadvantaged groups in society. The Great Depression had a leveling effect, and all groups really experienced hard times: poor whites, poor blacks.
William Julius Wilson
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Leveling Translations

leveling in French is aplanissant, nivelant
leveling in German is anpassend

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