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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 ?
Then he suddenly remembered the fish's scale, which, with the eagle's feather and the fox's hairs, he always carried about with him.
"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.
'We at the chamber are not against small scale. They have their purpose.
National scale ratings are a risk ranking of issuers in a particular market designed to help local investors differentiate risk.
The next race, which is also the feature event, top scale order I to be run over six furlongs, has attracted four horses.
An advantage I really appreciate--because I seem to be all thumbs while reloading--is the easy access to the powder pan atop an electronic scale. I can pour in a charge of powder thrown from my mechanical measure without worrying that I'm going to bump the scale and mess it up, or spill some of the propellant granules because I've got to tip the powder in just so to get past the beam and suspension hook of a mechanical scale.
Routine Scale and Polish For Periodontal Health in Adults.
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.
[4] presented another model that performed the analysis of units through the assumption of variable returns to scale which is known as the BCC model.
The preface of The Complete Scale Compendium for Violin presents a tour of scales, from major and minor, to the more jazz oriented scales of major and minor blues and pentatonic scales.
-- Moody's Latin America Agente de CalificaciEuAun de Riesgo has assigned a B2 corporate family rating (CFR) and a Aa2.ar national scale corporate family rating to Rombo Compania Financiera S.A.
Canton, OH, June 17, 2012 --(PR.com)-- B-TEK Scales Patrnership with iScrap App
The Acme egg grading scale sold for $3 ($38.64 today) in 1928 and $4.49 in 1962, when production may have ended.