# Gradient (disambiguation)

**Gradient**may refer to:*

Gradient , in vector calculus, a vector field representing the maximum rate of increase of the scalar field direction of the maximum change.

*Slope or grade, referring to the inclination of a road or other geographic features

*Image gradient , a gradual change or blending of color* In biology

** Concentration gradient, the ratio of solute concentration between two adjoining regions

**Potential gradient , the difference in electric charge between two adjoining regions

* In fluid dynamics, and earth science

**Density gradient

**Pressure gradient

**Temperature gradient

***Geothermal gradient

***Sound speed gradient

**Wind gradient

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