Scale

A weighing machine. The terms scale and balance are often used interchangeably. Historically a scale was a device that displayed weight by measuring a deflection, such as a spring scale. In modern weighing machines scales are usually using springs or strain gauge load cells.

Scale

Carving resembling overlapping fish scales.
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a series of notes organized in ascending or descending order to form a pattern of whole steps and half steps.
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A bank that offers to pay different rates of interest on CDs of varying rates is said to 'post a scale.' Commercial paper dealers also post scales.
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Scale

Sucking insects. Usually more prevalent in milder climates. Not to be taken lightly, and need to be treated.
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A machine used to weigh products.
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[Noun] The size or extent of something.
Example: At daylight the scale of the disaster was revealed.
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Scale

The ratio of a distance measured on a map against that same distance on the ground, details ...
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To change the size of a glyph or image by altering it proportionally.
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scale

[n] - an ordered reference standard 2. [n] - the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it 3. [n] - relative magnitude 4. [n] - a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin 5. [n] - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin 6. [n] - (music) a series of notes differi...
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Scale

The relative size to which a model is reproduced. The unit length of a model corresponds to the equivalent length of the original. For example, a model in 1/72 scale means that 1cm of the model equals 72cm of the original. Common indicators for scale include 1/72 and 1:72, but they all mean the same thing.
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Scale

To identify the percent by which photographs or art should be enlarged or reduced to achieve, the correct size for printing.
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Scale

the precipitate that forms on surfaces in contact with water as the results of a physical or chemical change, often due to the presence of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) or magnesium carbonate (MgCO3).
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Swimming pool chemistry: Usually whitish in color, scale forms on pool surfaces and equipment when mineral salts are forced out of solution. A scaling condition is one in which calcium hardness, pH and/or alkalinity levels are out of balance.
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Scale

Increasing or reducing the size of a text or graphic element white retaining the proportion, or height-to-width ratio of the original also the means, within a page layout or graphics application, to reduce or enlarge the amount of space an image will occupy.
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On a graph, the numbers placed at fixed distances to help label the graph
Example:

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scale

The ratio between two sets of measurements
Example:
scale 1 cm : 2 m

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Scale

A small, usually dry leaf that is closely pressed against another organ.
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The relationship between actual measurements on a page of plans or blue prints and the actual measurements of the building represented by the plans or blue prints.
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Focusing method consisting of set of marks to indicate distances at which a lens is focused. May be engraved around the lens barrel, on the focusing control or on the camera body.
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Scale

To change the proportion of an image by increasing or decreasing its size.
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Scale

Scale (skāl) noun [ Anglo-Saxon scāle ; perhaps influenced by the kindred Icelandic skāl balance, dish, akin also to Dutch schaal a scale, bowl, shell, German schale , Old High German scāla , Danish skaal drinking cup, bowl, dish, a...
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Scale

Scale transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Scaled ; present participle & verbal noun Scaling .] To weigh or measure according to a scale; to measure; also, to grade or vary according to a scale or system. « Scaling h...
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Scale

Scale noun [ Confer Anglo-Saxon scealu , scalu , a shell, parings; akin to Dutch schaal , German schale , Old High German scala , Dan. & Swedish skal a shell, Danish skiæl a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and English shale , shell
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Scale

Scale transitive verb 1. To strip or clear of scale or scales; as, to scale a fish; to scale the inside of a boiler. 2. To take off in thin layers or scales, as tartar from the teeth; to pare off, as a surface. 'If all the mountains were scaled , and the earth mad...
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