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The meaning of Scale

skeɪl

Scale – definition

noun

Each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles, typically overlapping one another.

Usage examples:

Use your hands to spread the potato slices out so that they overlap like unruly fish scales, but ar…
noun

A thick, dry flake of skin.

Usage examples:

Brushing your baby's scalp with a soft brush, like a toothbrush, can help loosen scales or flakes.
noun

A flaky covering or deposit.

Usage examples:

If left untreated, the scale may become thick, yellow and greasy and, occasionally, secondary bacte…
noun

An instrument for weighing, originally a simple balance (a pair of scales) but now usually a device with an electronic or other internal weighing mechanism.

Usage examples:

Bathroom scales
verb

Remove scale or scales from.

Usage examples:

He scales the fish and removes the innards
verb

(especially of the skin) form scales.

Usage examples:

The skin may scale and peel away with itching, stinging, or burning sensations in the infected area
verb

An instrument for weighing, originally a simple balance ( a pair of scales ) but now usually a device with an electronic or other internal weighing mechanism.

Usage examples:

Bathroom scales
verb

A large drinking container for beer or other alcoholic drink.

verb

Weigh a specified weight.

Usage examples:

Some men scaled less than ninety pounds
verb

A graduated range of values forming a standard system for measuring or grading something.

Usage examples:

A new salary scale is planned for all universities
verb

The relative size or extent of something.

Usage examples:

No one foresaw the scale of the disaster
verb

An arrangement of the notes in any system of music in ascending or descending order of pitch.

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The scale of c major
verb

A system of numerical notation in which the value of a digit depends upon its position in the number, successive positions representing successive powers of a fixed base.

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The conversion of the number to the binary scale
verb

The range of exposures over which a photographic material will give an acceptable variation in density.

verb

Climb up or over (something high and steep).

Usage examples:

Thieves scaled a high fence
verb

Represent in proportional dimensions; reduce or increase in size according to a common scale.

verb

Estimate the amount of timber that will be produced from (a log or uncut tree).

Usage examples:

The operators were accustomed to having their logs scaled for inventory control
verb

An ordered reference standard

noun

A range of numbers used as a system to measure or compare things

Usage examples:

Restaurant ratings are on a scale of zero to five stars., the two scales show inches and centimeter…
noun

The size or level of something, especially when this is large

Usage examples:

The scale of sth we failed to recognize the scale of the problem., on a large/small scale., on a gl…

Scale translation into English

Scale: translate from English into Chinese

Translate scale into Chinese (Simplified)}
规模, 尺度, 比例, 比例尺, 音阶, 鳞, 级别, 磅秤, 衡量, 磅, 攀登, 面, 延展, 刮, 攀越, 登攀, 登

Scale: translate from English into Dutch

Translate scale into Dutch}
Schaal, Weegschaal, Toonladder, Aanslag, Schub, Ketelsteen, Reeks, Toonschaal, Maatstaf, Schubben, Beklimmen, Tandsteen, Meten, Wegen, Schilfer, Graadverdeling, Talstelsel, Schrappen, Schilferen, Afschilferen, Pellen, Doppen, Bikken, Van ketelsteen ontdoen, Afblazen, Overklimmen, Op schaal tekenen

Scale: translate from English into French

Translate scale into French}
Échelle, Barème, Escalader, Gamme, Importance, Tartre, Graduation, Écaille, Échelle graduée, Série, Dépôt, Mesurer, Peser, Échelonner, Squame, Écailler, Entartrer, Faire escalader, Dessiner à l'échelle, S'entartrer

Scale: translate from English into German

Translate scale into German}
Skala, Rahmen, Maßstab, Waage, Umfang, Ausmaß, Größenordnung, Tonleiter, Kesselstein, Tabelle, Stufenleiter, Waagschale, Schuppe, Leiter, Maßeinteilung, Schuppen, Gradeinteilung, Erklimmen, Zahnstein, Messgerät, Wiegen, Erklettern, Besteigen, Ersteigen, Plättchen, Abschuppen, Sich schuppen, Abblättern, Kesselstein bilden, Flocke

Scale: translate from English into Hindi

Translate scale into Hindi}
पैमाना, स्केल, स्तर, मापक, मापन, परिमाण, शल्क, नाप, पपड़ी, सीमा, पल्ला, पलड़ा, तुलाराशि, तह, रूलर, सरगम, स्वरग्राम, सतह, तल, तराज़ू में तोलना, वज़न रखना, चढ़ना, से शल्क हटाना, छूटना, पपड़ी पड़ना, श्रेणी, पपड़ी के रूप में उतरना, माप, मापक्रम, अनुमाप मान

Scale: translate from English into Italian

Translate scale into Italian}
Scala, Scalare, Gamma, Squama, Scaglia, Incrostazione, Gradazione, Pesare, Squamare, Soppesare, Graduare, Incrostare, Piatto di bilancia, Arrampicarsi, Scrostare

Scale: translate from English into Korean

Translate scale into Korean}
규모, 저울, 등급, 음계, 비례, 율, 물때, 개각충, 세율, 기수법, 기법, 저울눈, 아린, 흐리게 하는 것, 저울 접시, 물수제비 뜨다, 벗겨져 떨어지다, 응하다, 비늘 모양의 것, 저울자리, 비늘을 벗기다, ...의 물때를 벗기다, 포신의 내부를 손질하다, 비늘로 덮다, 물때가 끼다, ...을 천칭으로 달다, ...을 저울로 달다, 저울질하다, 무게가 ...이다, 기어오르다, 축척으로 그림을 그리다, 적절히 판단하다, 공통 척도를 가지다, 사닥다리로 되어 있다, 계단으로 되어 있다

Scale: translate from English into Russian

Translate scale into Russian}
Шкала, Масштаб, Гамма, Размер, Окалина, Уровень, Накипь, Звукоряд, Чешуя, Линейка, Чешуйка, Градация, Чаша весов, Ступень, Камень, Масштабная линейка, Шелуха, Система счисления, Весить, Чашка весов, Взвешивать, Соскабливать, Соскабливать чешую, Быть соизмеримыми, Подобная чешуе кость, Нагар на металле, Накладки, Чистить чешую, Лущить, Шелушиться, Снимать зубной камень, Образовывать накипь, Образовывать окалину, Подниматься, Взбираться, Взбираться по лестнице, Делать по масштабу, Определять масштаб, Быть сопоставимыми

Scale: translate from English into Spanish

Translate scale into Spanish}
Escala, Escalar, Nivel, Incrustaciones, Amplitud, Gama, Escama, Sarro, Extensión, Platillo, Escalafón, Óxido, Pesar, Adaptar, Clasificar, Desincrustar, Escamar, Descamarse, Trepar, Subir de, Quitar el sarro a, Depositar incrustaciones en, Desoxidar, Dibujar a escala, Perder las escamas, Cubrirse de sarro, Desconcharse

Word origin

late Middle English: from Latin scala ‘ladder’ (the verb via Old French escaler or medieval Latin scalare ‘climb’), from the base of Latin scandere ‘to climb’.

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