- a graduated range of values forming a standard system for measuring or grading something；the full range of different levels of people or things, from lowest to highest
- climb up or over (something high and steep)；represent in proportional dimensions; reduce or increase in size according to a common scale.
noun: scale, plural noun: scales
verb: scale, 3rd person present: scales, gerund or present participle: scaling, past tense: scaled, past participle: scaled
- 1. a graduated range of values forming a standard system for measuring or grading something:
company employees have hit the top of their pay scales
- 2. the full range of different levels of people or things, from lowest to highest:
two men at opposite ends of the social scale
- 3. a series of marks at regular intervals in a line used in measuring something:
the mean delivery time is plotted against a scale on the right
- 4. a device having a series of marks at regular intervals in a line used in measuring something:
she read the exact distance off a scale
- 5. a rule determining the distances between marks on a scale:
the vertical axis is given on a logarithmic scale
- 6. the relative size or extent of something:
no one foresaw the scale of the disaster
everything in the house is on a grand scale
- 7. a ratio of size in a map, model, drawing, or plan:
a one-fifth scale model of a seven-story building
a map on a scale of 1:2500
- 8. an arrangement of the notes in any system of music in ascending or descending order of pitch:
the scale of C major
- 9. the exercise of performing the notes of one or more scales as a form of practice by a singer or musician:
in music class I dread having to sing scales
he thinks guitarists in particular don't spend nearly enough time practicing scales
- 10. a system of numerical notation in which the value of a digit depends upon its position in the number, successive positions representing successive powers of a fixed base:
the conversion of the number to the binary scale
- 11. the range of exposures over which a photographic material will give an acceptable variation in density.
- 1. climb up or over (something high and steep):
thieves scaled an 8-foot fence
- 2. represent in proportional dimensions; reduce or increase in size according to a common scale.
- 3. (of a quantity or property) be variable according to a particular scale.
- 4. estimate the amount of timber that will be produced from (a log or uncut tree):
the operators were accustomed to having their logs scaled for inventory control
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