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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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NLB will also scale back operations in Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Italy and Serbia and sell its 41 percent stake in Banka Celje, the seventh biggest bank by assets in the former Yugoslav nation.
Additionally, House Republicans who had signed on to a 2006 bill to scale back some of the law's most costly provisions were all re-elected to office.
Fit & Pregnant also covers which specific exercises are best avoided particularly in the second trimester onward, how to lift weights safely, and how to scale back particularly intense regimens--pregnant women are advised to train not for professional competition, but rather specifically for the "event" of delivering a healthy baby.
Morpeth 11 bosses have told planning chiefs they would have to scale back plans to transform the town centre if DIY stores were built at Coopies Lane.
The discounter says it plans to scale back growth plans in 2007 and 2008.
The Port Authority has announced it will take on responsibility for the construction of the World Trade Center Memorial, the Memorial Museum and the Visitor Orientation and Education Center, a decision that Manhattan developer and memorial construction czar, Frank Sciame, recommended along with his recent cost saving redesign of the memorial as a way to further scale back the project's price.
Two days after the administration released the $724 billion estimate, President Bush threatened to veto any bill that would scale back the prescription drug program.
This implies that fish populations that have historically been overharvested could face lingering effects, even after fisheries scale back their harvests, says Mikko Heino of the Institute of Marine Research in Bergen, Norway.
Since the government implemented energy rationing in March, hundreds of companies have been forced to scale back production.
Trustees of the Connecticut State University system voted unanimously to scale back a planned tuition increase from 13.
The Bush administration also was forced to scale back its plan to monitor U.
But he entered office as an ideologue who promised a conservative revolution, vowing to slash the size of government, radically scale back entitlements, and deploy the powers of the presidency in pursuit of socially and culturally conservative goals.
Analysts had predicted that Embraer, the world's fourth largest maker of commercial jets, would have to scale back its operations.
Artistic Director Ben Stevenson (winner of a 2000 Dance Magazine Award) decided to scale back his Houston Ballet duties, and after a tumultuous few days the Ballet announced he would become co-artistic director in July.
A lack of funding has forced a B2B exchange for the perishable commodities sector to scale back its operations.