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Noun
An apparatus for weighing
Noun
A skin disease of mammals caused by parasitic mites
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a thick, dry flake of skin
Scales would begin to form on my skin due to the extreme lack of humidity.”
Noun
Plural for a layer or deposit of material that resembles an animal scale
“Where the scales of mica and particles of quartz become apparently homogeneous and compact, the luster acquires a pearly or glimmering character.”
Noun
Plural for the size or extent of something
“The scale of the project requires consideration in terms of disruption to ongoing activities.”
Noun
Plural for a ratio of size in a map, model, drawing, or plan
“This map uses a scale of 1:10.”
Noun
Plural for a series or scheme of stages or ranks
“I am working my way up the company's pay scale.”
Noun
Plural for 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?”
Noun
Plural for a system of measurement
“This means that our experienced model makers still retain a good feel for proportions when using the metric scale.”
Verb
To climb up or over (something high and steep)
“The grueling climb will involve participants attempting to scale these cliffs in tough conditions.”
Verb
To weigh, measure or grade according to a scale or system
“It was also his duty to scale the logs as they were delivered.”
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