scale

Part of speech: verb

To weigh.

Part of speech: verb

To clear of or to cover with scale or scales.

Part of speech: verb

To pare down.

Part of speech: verb

To come off, as scales or flakes.

Part of speech: verb

To become crusted.

Part of speech: verb

To surmount by climbing.

Part of speech: verb

To draw to scale or measure.

Part of speech: verb

To reduce according to a scale.

Part of speech: noun

Zool. One of the thin, bone like, overlapping plates on the skin of fishes or reptiles.

Part of speech: noun

Any incrustation, as of iron- rust; scab.

Part of speech: noun

The ruled lines on a measure, or a measure so ruled; a system of fixed units of measurement; any graded series.

Part of speech: noun

The succession of tones in an octave or more.

Part of speech: noun

The platform or pan of a balance; also, the balance itself.

Part of speech: noun

Any form of weighing- machine.

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Usage examples "scale":

  1. Nature certainly does things on a big scale here. - "The Young Alaskans on the Missouri", Emerson Hough.
  2. On our scale you are a Gunther First.... - "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.
  3. The position in which I now find myself demands something upon a larger scale. - "The Wicked Marquis", E. Phillips Oppenheim.