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Synonyms for scale

Synonyms for scale

to remove the skin of

to move upward on or along

Synonyms for scale

relative magnitude

the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it

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a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

measure by or as if by a scale

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pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

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take by attacking with scaling ladders

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reach the highest point of

climb up by means of a ladder

remove the scales from

measure with or as if with scales

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size or measure according to a scale

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References in periodicals archive ?
Bud scales and leaf apices, features traditionally used to separate taxa, are variable and the differences slight, as is seen in Figure 7.
Bud scales deciduous; arils 4-7 mm long; rare in cultivation T.
Peach leaf curl is caused by a fungus (Taphrina deformans); rainwater-spread spores enter and infect leaf buds as the bud scales separate and expose the leaf tips.
Hatching larvae in late March or April, depending on how many warm winter days we've had, will enter the spaces between bud scales and make lace out of the tender foliage inside.
The spores develop in autumn creating colonies which survive the winter in crevices and bud scales.