- (skāl) [L. scala, usually pl. scalae, a series of steps] a scheme or device by which some property may be evaluated or measured, such as a linear surface bearing marks at regular intervals, representing certain predetermined units.
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bud scale — scale1 (def. 3a). [1875 80] * * * … Universalium
mill scale — scale1 (def. 6b). [1875 80] * * * … Universalium
scale — scale1 scaleless, adj. scalelike, adj. /skayl/, n., v., scaled, scaling. n. 1. Zool. a. one of the thin, flat, horny plates forming the covering of certain animals, as snakes, lizards, and pangolins. b. one of the hard, b … Universalium
scale — scale1 W2S3 [skeıl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size/level)¦ 2¦(range)¦ 3¦(for weighing)¦ 4¦(measuring system)¦ 5¦(measuring marks)¦ 6¦(map/model)¦ 7¦(music)¦ 8¦(fish)¦ 9¦(teeth)¦ 10¦(water pipes)¦ … Dictionary of contemporary English
scale — scale1 [ skeıl ] noun *** ▸ 1 size/degree/level/rate ▸ 2 arranged set ▸ 3 relationship of distance ▸ 4 for weighing ▸ 5 series of musical notes ▸ 6 hard flat piece of skin ▸ 7 substance on pipes ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular or uncount the size of… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
scale — scale1 noun 1》 each of the small overlapping horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles. ↘each of numerous microscopic tile like structures covering the wings of butterflies and moths. ↘a rudimentary leaf, feather, or… … English new terms dictionary
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