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Synonyms for scale

Synonyms for scale

to remove the skin of

to move upward on or along

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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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Rasch analyses of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale with individuals 50 years and older with lower-limb amputations.
Balance control in people with MS has been commonly assessed through performance-based clinical measures such as the ability to maintain steady stance under conditions of reduced base of support with and without visual inputs [19-21], the ability to move towards stability limits [4, 20, 21], and through clinical measures or tests of balance performance such as the Berg Balance Scale [11,22-25], Timed-Up and Go test [11, 24], and Activities-specific Balance Confidence scale [23, 24].
Kim, MD, director of otologic research at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and colleagues, showed that after an eight-week course of tai chi (45 minutes per week), patients who suffered from imbalance, dizziness, and vertigo displayed marked improvement measured on the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABC) and the Dynamic Gain Index (DGI).
As part of the study, the researchers conducted a survey from April 2008 to March 2009 at an outpatient rehabilitation program, utilizing the activities-specific balance confidence scale and dynamic gait index survey, both prior to therapy and at the conclusion of an eight-week course.
Validity of the 8-Foot Up and Go, Timed Up and Go, and Activities-Specific Balance Confidence scale in older adults with and without cognitive impairment.
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