# Degree

**Degree** has more than one meaning. As such, this article is merely a disambiguation page, listing articles associated with Degree.

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A **degree** is any of a series of steps or stages in measurement of intensity, magnitude, progression as in a process or course of action or a point in any scale.

A **degree** is a unit of measure of temperature that can refer to either Celsius or Fahrenheit.

A **degree** is a unit of measure of an angle, used in mathematics, astronomy, and other disciplines. It is 1/360^{th} of a circle.

The **degree** of a polynomial is the exponent of the highest power of the independent variable. For example, the polynomial is 5.

A **degree** can also be an accredited affirmation of expertise and education, such as a B.A., M.S., PhD, M.Phil., or MD.