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Each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles
“It was the spitting image of a fish, with miniature scales and fins.”
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A thick, dry flake of skin
Scales would begin to form on my skin due to the extreme lack of humidity.”
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A layer or deposit of material that resembles an animal scale
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“Where the scales of mica and particles of quartz become apparently homogeneous and compact, the luster acquires a pearly or glimmering character.”
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The size or extent of something
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“The scale of the project requires consideration in terms of disruption to ongoing activities.”
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A ratio of size in a map, model, drawing, or plan
“This map uses a scale of 1:10.”
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A series or scheme of stages or ranks
“I am working my way up the company's pay scale.”
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An incremental spread or range, usually used for purposes of ranking something
“How would you rate the movie on a scale of one to ten?”
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A system of measurement
“This means that our experienced model makers still retain a good feel for proportions when using the metric scale.”
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The number of people comprising a group, typically a team or army
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A principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided
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The amount, number or rate of something, regarded as part of a total of 100
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A scrap of leftover food
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An apparatus for weighing
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Rhythmic interval
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The notes of a chord played individually instead of simultaneously, usually moving from lowest to highest
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Any of the small parasitic insects of the superfamily Coccoidea, that live on plants and sap nutrients from them
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A mark indicating measure on an instrument or container
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A fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually calculated on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages
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The process of becoming greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
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A number of similar or related events, objects, or people coming one after another
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An outer casing or covering
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A flattened structure of a higher plant, typically green and blade-like, that is attached to a stem directly or via a stalk. Leaves are the main organs of photosynthesis and transpiration
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A special tone or impression associated with something
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To climb up or over (something high and steep)
“The grueling climb will involve participants attempting to scale these cliffs in tough conditions.”
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To weigh, measure or grade according to a scale or system
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“It was also his duty to scale the logs as they were delivered.”
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To allow skin or shell to come off, typically to be replaced by another
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To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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To increase dramatically in value, amount or degree
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To slice, bone or make into fillets
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To increase in amount, size, degree or value
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To mount or board a vehicle or vessel
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To find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales
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Jump over an obstacle
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Come or fall away from a surface in flakes
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Coat with metallic material
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To make one's way quickly or awkwardly, typically in an upward direction
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