DICTIONARY


Definition of SCALE

noun : SCALE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) relative magnitude; "they entertained on a grand scale" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it; "the scale of the map"; "the scale of the model" ;

  • 6. (

    ) (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave) ;

  • 8. (

    ) an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks ;

  • 9. (

    ) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) ;

  • 10. (

    ) a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals ;

verb : SCALE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) measure by or as if by a scale; "This bike scales only 25 pounds" ;

  • 2. (

    ) pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard ;

  • 3. (

    ) take by attacking with scaling ladders; "The troops scaled the walls of the fort" ;

  • 5. (

    ) climb up by means of a ladder ;

  • 7. (

    ) measure with or as if with scales; "scale the gold" ;

  • 8. (

    ) size or measure according to a scale; "This model must be scaled down" ;


See more about : SCALE