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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 classic literature ?
He drew the scale from his pocket, and hurrying to the river he threw it in.
Daughter Betsey," said the mint-master, "get into one side of these scales.
Then the servants, at Captain Hull's command, heaped double handfuls of shillings into one side of the scales, while Betsey remained in the other.
So saying, Joe, with enthusiasm, took his place on the scales, and very nearly upset them in his ready haste.
1 Comparison of Young Hog Costs in Live Hog Production by Scale in Shandong Province 42
ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Government has issued formal notification for revision of Basic Pay Scales and Allowances as announced by the Finance Minister in his budget speech.
5 May 2016 - US-based employee-owned industrial scale calibration and repair company System Scale has acquired Louisiana-based scales and components distributor Central Scales and Controls, the company said.
said she serves two categories of consumers for kitchen scale sales -- dieters and bakers.
PC Scale has offices in Pennsylvania, Maine, Arizona, California and Washington.
For instance, on the scale of Instructor Support, learning environment preferences were higher from students enrolled in the course taught in a traditional manner (scale mean (m)=4.
Piano Essentials: Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences for the Contemporary Pianist (w/CD), by Ross Ramsay.
chuck out your old scales and get yourself one of these funky numbers to lighten up any kitchen
This approach has several advantages: 1) it models the actual aquatic environment used by the mosquitoes, not a filtered proxy; 2) it offers continuous real-time prediction of hydrologic conditions, that is unconstrained by orbital patterns, cloud cover, or vegetation; 3) it resolves the whereabouts of the potential breeding habitats at a very fine scale (areas as small as 10-m cells); and 4) hydrologic models are readily coupled to global climate models, allowing additional medium- and long-range forecast of hydrologic conditions.
The most basic are how big can you scale and how does this compare to the target environment.
A mill with a low oxalate concentration of 10 to 20 mg/L has the potential to encounter scale problems when the pH in the first chlorine dioxide stage is above about 3.