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A scheme of rank or order
“Two men at opposite ends of the social scale.”
A small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale
“A thing with scales all over its body.”
A white deposit formed in a kettle, boiler, etc. by the evaporation of water containing lime
“I live in a hard water area and am concerned about the build-up of scale in the central heating system.”
Each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles, typically overlapping one another
“All reptiles have scales covering the skin.”
A thick, dry flake of skin
“The disease causes scales on the skin.”
A graduated range of values forming a standard system for measuring or grading something
“Students are graded on a seven-point scale for each subject, with three further points available based on their performance across the diploma, producing a top score of 45.”
A ratio of size in a map, model, drawing, or plan
“We may even build scale models and test them in wind tunnels and other ways.”
The relative size or extent of something
“A conviction for corrupting judges on a grand scale would be more difficult to shrug off.”
Ascend, climb
“The gruelling climb will see the participants scale heights of 4000m in very difficult conditions.”
To find out the size, extent, or amount of
“… scaled the logs to get a rough idea of the amount of usable lumber they were likely to yield.”
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