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scale 1

 (skāl)
n.
1.
a. One of the many small hard dermal or epidermal structures that characteristically form the external covering of fishes and reptiles and certain mammals, such as pangolins.
b. A similar part in other animals, such as one of the thin flat overlapping structures that cover the wings of butterflies and moths.
2. A small, thin, often flattened plant structure, such as one of the modified leaves that cover a tree bud or one of the structures that bear the reproductive organs on the cones of a conifer.
3.
a. A dry thin flake of epidermis shed from the skin.
b. A skin lesion or lesions marked by such flakes.
4.
a. A scale insect.
b. A plant disease or infestation caused by scale insects.
5.
a. A flaky oxide film formed on a metal, as on iron, that has been heated to high temperatures.
b. A flake of rust.
6. A hard mineral coating that forms on the inside surface of boilers, kettles, and other containers in which water is repeatedly heated.
v. scaled, scal·ing, scales
v.tr.
1. To clear or strip of scale or scales: Scale and clean the fish.
2. To remove in layers or scales: scaled off the old paint.
3. To cover with scales; encrust.
4. To throw or propel (a thin flat object) through the air or along a surface, such as water or ice.
5. Dentistry To remove (tartar) from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.
6. Australian
a. To cheat; swindle.
b. To ride on (a tram, for example) without paying the fare.
v.intr.
1. To come off in scales or layers; flake.
2. To become encrusted.

[Middle English, from Old French escale, husk, shell, influenced in meaning by Old French escaille, scale of a fish or reptile (both of Germanic origin; see skel- in Indo-European roots).]

scale′like adj.

scale 2

 (skāl)
n.
1.
a. A system of ordered marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement: a ruler whose scale is in inches.
b. An instrument or device bearing such marks.
c. A standard of measurement or judgment; a criterion.
2.
a. A proportion used in determining the dimensional relationship of a representation to that which it represents: a world map with a scale of 1:4,560,000.
b. A calibrated line, as on a map or an architectural plan, indicating such a proportion.
c. Proper proportion: a house that seemed out of scale with its surroundings.
3. A progressive classification, as of size, amount, importance, or rank: judging divers' performances on a scale of 1 to 10.
4. A relative level or degree: entertained on a lavish scale.
5. A minimum wage fixed by contract: musicians playing a benefit concert for scale.
6. Mathematics A system of notation in which the values of numerical expressions are determined by their places relative to the chosen base of the system: the decimal scale.
7. Music An ascending or descending collection of pitches proceeding by a specified scheme of intervals.
v. scaled, scal·ing, scales
v.tr.
1. To climb up or over; ascend: scaled the peak.
2. To make in accord with a particular proportion or scale: Scale the model to be one tenth of actual size.
3. To alter according to a standard or by degrees; adjust in calculated amounts: scaled down their demands; scaled back the scheduled pay increase.
4. To estimate or measure the quantity of lumber in (logs or uncut trees).
v.intr.
1. To climb; ascend.
2. To rise in steps or stages.

[Middle English, from Latin scālae, ladder; see skand- in Indo-European roots.]

scal′a·ble adj.

scale 3

 (skāl)
n.
1. An instrument or machine for weighing.
2.
a. often scales See balance.
b. Either of the pans, trays, or dishes of a balance.
v. scaled, scal·ing, scales
v.tr.
To weigh with a scale.
v.intr.
To have a given weight, as determined by a scale: cargo that scales 11 tons.

[Middle English, bowl, balance, from Old Norse skāl; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]

scale

(skeɪl)
n
1. (Zoology) any of the numerous plates, made of various substances resembling enamel or dentine, covering the bodies of fishes
2. (Zoology)
a. any of the horny or chitinous plates covering a part or the entire body of certain reptiles and mammals
b. any of the numerous minute structures covering the wings of lepidoptera. squamous
3. a thin flat piece or flake
4. (Pathology) a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the skin: excessive shedding may be the result of a skin disease
5. (Botany) a specialized leaf or bract, esp the protective covering of a bud or the dry membranous bract of a catkin
6. (Animals) See scale insect
7. (Metallurgy) a flaky black oxide of iron formed on the surface of iron or steel at high temperatures
8. (Metallurgy) any oxide formed on a metal during heat treatment
9. another word for limescale
vb
10. (tr) to remove the scales or coating from
11. to peel off or cause to peel off in flakes or scales
12. (intr) to shed scales
13. to cover or become covered with scales, incrustation, etc
14. (tr) to throw (a disc or thin flat object) edgewise through the air or along the surface of water
15. (Automotive Engineering) (intr) informal Austral to ride on public transport without paying a fare
16. (tr) slang South African to steal (something)
[C14: from Old French escale, of Germanic origin; compare Old English scealu shell]
ˈscaleˌlike adj

scale

(skeɪl)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) (often plural) a machine or device for weighing
2. (Mechanical Engineering) one of the pans of a balance
3. tip the scales
a. to exercise a decisive influence
b. (foll by at) to amount in weight (to)
vb (tr)
4. to weigh with or as if with scales
5. to have a weight of
[C13: from Old Norse skāl bowl, related to Old High German scāla cup, Old English scealu shell, scale1]

scale

(skeɪl)
n
1. (Mathematics) a sequence of marks either at regular intervals or else representing equal steps, used as a reference in making measurements
2. (General Physics) a measuring instrument having such a scale
3.
a. the ratio between the size of something real and that of a model or representation of it: the scale of the map was so large that we could find our house on it.
b. (as modifier): a scale model.
4. a line, numerical ratio, etc, for showing this ratio
5. a progressive or graduated table of things, wages, etc, in order of size, value, etc: a wage scale for carpenters.
6. an established measure or standard
7. a relative degree or extent: he entertained on a grand scale.
8. (Music, other) music a group of notes taken in ascending or descending order, esp within the compass of one octave
9. (Mathematics) maths the notation of a given number system: the decimal scale.
10. (Education) a graded series of tests measuring mental development, etc
11. obsolete a ladder or staircase
vb
12. to climb to the top of (a height) by or as if by a ladder
13. (tr) to make or draw (a model, plan, etc) according to a particular ratio of proportionate reduction
14. (tr; usually foll by up or down) to increase or reduce proportionately in size, etc
15. (Forestry) US and Canadian (in forestry) to estimate the board footage of (standing timber or logs)
[C15: via Italian from Latin scāla ladder; related to Old French eschiele, Spanish escala]

scale1

(skeɪl)

n., v. scaled, scal•ing. n.
1.
a. one of the thin flat horny plates forming the covering of certain animals, as snakes, lizards, and pangolins.
b. one of the hard bony or dentinal plates, either flat or denticulate, forming the covering of other animals, as fishes.
2. any thin platelike piece, lamina, or flake that peels off from a surface, as the skin.
3.
a. Also called bud scale. a specialized rudimentary leaf that protects an immature leaf bud.
b. a thin, dry, membranous part of a plant, as the bract of a catkin.
5. a coating, as on the inside of a boiler, formed by the precipitation of salts from the water.
6.
a. an oxide, esp. an iron oxide, occurring in a scaly form on the surface of metal brought to a high temperature.
b. such scale formed on iron or steel during hot-rolling.
v.t.
7. to remove the scales from: to scale a fish.
8. to remove in scales or thin layers.
9. to encrust with scale.
10. to skip, as a stone over water.
11. to remove (calculus) from teeth.
v.i.
12. to come off in scales.
13. to shed scales.
14. to become coated with scale.
[1250–1300; (n.) < Old French escale < West Germanic *skāla; (v.)scalen to remove scales from, derivative of the n.]

scale2

(skeɪl)

n., v. scaled, scal•ing. n.
1. Often, scales. a balance or any of various other instruments or devices for weighing.
2. either of the pans or dishes of a balance.
3. Scales, Libra.
v.t.
4. to weigh in scales.
Idioms:
tip the scale(s),
a. to weigh, esp. a large amount.
b. to be or become the crucial deciding factor.
[1175–1225; < Old Norse skālar (pl.), c. Old English scealu scale (of a balance)]

scale3

(skeɪl)

n., v. scaled, scal•ing. n.
1. a progression of steps or degrees.
2. a series of marks laid down at determinate distances, as along a line, for purposes of measurement or computation: the scale of a thermometer.
3.
a. a graduated line, as on a map, representing proportionate size.
b. the ratio of distances on a map to corresponding values on the surface of the earth.
4. any measuring instrument with graduated markings.
5. the proportion that a representation of an object bears to the object itself: a model on a scale of one inch to one foot.
6. relative size or extent: planning done on a grand scale.
7. a succession of tones ascending or descending according to fixed intervals.
8. a graded series of tests or tasks for measuring intelligence, achievement, adjustment, etc.
9. a system of numerical notation: the decimal scale.
10. Obs.
v.t.
11. to climb by or as if by a ladder; climb up or over.
12. to make according to scale.
13. to adjust proportionately; match or relate to some standard or measure.
14. to measure by or as if by a scale.
v.i.
15. to climb; ascend; mount.
16. to advance in a graduated series.
17. scale down (or up), to decrease (or increase) in amount: to scale down wages.
[1350–1400; (n.) Middle English < Latin scālae ladder, stairs; (v.) Middle English < Old French escaler or Medieval Latin scālāre, both ultimately derivative of Latin scāla, scālae]

scale 1

(skāl)
1. One of the small thin plates forming the outer covering of fish, reptiles, and certain other animals.
2. A similar part, such as one of the minute structures overlapping to form the covering on the wings of butterflies and moths.
3. A small, thin, usually dry plant part, such as one of the protective leaves that cover a tree bud or one of the flat structures that bear the reproductive organs on the cones of a conifer.
4. A plant disease caused by scale insects.

scale 2

1. An ordered system of numbering or indexing that is used as a reference standard in measurement, in which each number corresponds to some physical quantity. Some scales, such as temperature scales, have equal intervals; other scales, such as the Richter scale, are arranged as a geometric progression.
2. An instrument or a machine for weighing.

scale

The ratio or fraction between the distance on a map, chart, or photograph and the corresponding distance on the surface of the Earth. See also conversion scale; graphic scale; photographic scale; principal scale.

scale


Past participle: scaled
Gerund: scaling

Imperative
scale
scale
Present
I scale
you scale
he/she/it scales
we scale
you scale
they scale
Preterite
I scaled
you scaled
he/she/it scaled
we scaled
you scaled
they scaled
Present Continuous
I am scaling
you are scaling
he/she/it is scaling
we are scaling
you are scaling
they are scaling
Present Perfect
I have scaled
you have scaled
he/she/it has scaled
we have scaled
you have scaled
they have scaled
Past Continuous
I was scaling
you were scaling
he/she/it was scaling
we were scaling
you were scaling
they were scaling
Past Perfect
I had scaled
you had scaled
he/she/it had scaled
we had scaled
you had scaled
they had scaled
Future
I will scale
you will scale
he/she/it will scale
we will scale
you will scale
they will scale
Future Perfect
I will have scaled
you will have scaled
he/she/it will have scaled
we will have scaled
you will have scaled
they will have scaled
Future Continuous
I will be scaling
you will be scaling
he/she/it will be scaling
we will be scaling
you will be scaling
they will be scaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scaling
you have been scaling
he/she/it has been scaling
we have been scaling
you have been scaling
they have been scaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scaling
you will have been scaling
he/she/it will have been scaling
we will have been scaling
you will have been scaling
they will have been scaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scaling
you had been scaling
he/she/it had been scaling
we had been scaling
you had been scaling
they had been scaling
Conditional
I would scale
you would scale
he/she/it would scale
we would scale
you would scale
they would scale
Past Conditional
I would have scaled
you would have scaled
he/she/it would have scaled
we would have scaled
you would have scaled
they would have scaled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scale - an ordered reference standard; "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"
criterion, standard, touchstone, measure - a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
index - a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
logarithmic scale - scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers
Mercalli scale - a scale formerly used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII
Mohs scale - a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance
Richter scale - a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations
moment magnitude scale - a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis of the area of the geological fault that ruptured in the quake
temperature scale - a system of measuring temperature
wage scale, wage schedule - a schedule of wages paid for different jobs
2.scale - relative magnitude; "they entertained on a grand scale"
magnitude relation, quantitative relation - a relation between magnitudes
3.scale - the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it; "the scale of the map"; "the scale of the model"
proportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
4.scale - a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkinscale - a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
squamule - a minute scale
5.scale - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
chip, fleck, scrap, bit, flake - a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
dander - small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
dandruff - loose scales shed from the scalp; "I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"
6.scale - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)scale - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
musical notation - (music) notation used by musicians
gamut - the entire scale of musical notes
diatonic scale - a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones
chromatic scale - a 12-note scale including all the semitones of the octave
gapped scale - a musical scale with fewer than seven notes
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
7.scale - a measuring instrument for weighingscale - a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass
balance - a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
weighbridge - platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc
8.scale - an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks
indicator - a device for showing the operating condition of some system
vernier scale, vernier - a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
9.scale - a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
horseshoe, shoe - U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
shell plating - the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship
shield - a protective covering or structure
10.scale - a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
fish scale - scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fish
squama - a protective structure resembling a scale
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
Verb1.scale - measure by or as if by a scale; "This bike scales only 25 pounds"
measure - have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
2.scale - pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard
model, pattern - plan or create according to a model or models
3.scale - take by attacking with scaling ladders; "The troops scaled the walls of the fort"
take - take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
4.scale - reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
arrive at, reach, attain, gain, hit, make - reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
5.scale - climb up by means of a ladder
climb, climb up, go up, mount - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
6.scale - remove the scales from; "scale fish"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
7.scale - measure with or as if with scales; "scale the gold"
measure, quantify - express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"
8.scale - size or measure according to a scale; "This model must be scaled down"
size - make to a size; bring to a suitable size

scale

1
noun flake, plate, layer, lamina a thing with scales all over its body
Related words
technical name squama
adjective squamous

scale

2
noun
1. degree, size, range, spread, extent, dimensions, scope, magnitude, breadth He underestimates the scale of the problem.
2. system of measurement, register, measuring system, graduated system, calibration, calibrated system an earthquake measuring five-point-five on the Richter scale
3. ranking, ladder, spectrum, hierarchy, series, sequence, progression, pecking order (informal), seniority system This has become a reality for increasing numbers across the social scale.
4. ratio, proportion, relative size The map, on a scale of 1:10,000, shows over 5,000 individual paths.
verb
1. climb up, mount, go up, ascend, surmount, scramble up, clamber up, shin up, escalade The men scaled a wall and climbed down scaffolding on the other side.
scale something down reduce, cut, moderate, slow down, cut down, wind down, tone down, downsize The air rescue operation has now been scaled down.
scale something up expand, extend, blow up, enlarge, lengthen, magnify, amplify, augment Simply scaling up a size 10 garment often leads to disaster.

scale 1

verb
To remove the skin of:

scale 2

verb
To move upward on or along:
Translations
ميزاننِطاق، حَجْميَتَسَلَّق السُّلَّمجَدْوَلحَرْشَف السَّمَك
měřítkostupnicešupinaváhave velkém
skælskalaklatremålestokmålestoksforhold
ترازومیزان
asteikkosuomusuomustaavaakakuppikiivetä
סולםקנה מידהקשקש
ljuskavaga
beosztásmérleg
hreisturflagaklifra, klífamælikvarîimagnòrep, flokkur, stigi
うろこガサガサにするスケールはかり大きさ
눈금비늘
gammamērogspārkāptskalauzkāpt
mierkasadzobníkškálašupinazliezť
lestvicaluskamerilotehtnica
stupnice
skalafjällfjällabestiga
เกล็ดมาตราส่วน
mức độvẩy

scale

1 [skeɪl]
A. N [of fish, reptile etc] → escama f; (= flake) [of rust, chalk] → hojuela f; [of skin] → escama f; (inside kettle, boiler) → costra f; (on teeth) → sarro m
B. VT [+ fish] → quitar las escamas a, escamar (Tech) → raspar; [+ teeth] → quitar el sarro a
C. VI (also to scale off) [skin] → descamarse

scale

2 [skeɪl] N
1. (= weighing device) (often pl) → balanza f; (for heavy weights) → báscula f
bathroom scale(s)báscula f (de baño)
a kitchen scale; a pair of kitchen scalesuna balanza de cocina
he tips the scales at 70 kilospesa 70 kilos
to turn or tip the scales (in sb's favour/against sb)inclinar la balanza (a favor de algn/en contra de algn)
2. [of balance] → platillo m

scale

3 [skeɪl]
A. N
1. (= size, extent) (gen) → escala f; [of problem, disaster] → magnitud f, escala f
he likes to do things on a grand scalele gusta hacer las cosas a gran escala or por todo lo alto or a lo grande
on a large scalea gran escala
they were engaged in fraud on a massive scaleestaban realizando un fraude a gran escala or de gran envergadura
on a national scalea escala nacional
on a small scalea pequeña escala
borrowing on this scale will bankrupt the countryel país va a caer en la bancarrota si sigue aceptando préstamos de esta magnitud
2. (= graduated system) (gen, for salaries) → escala f
scale of charges(lista f de) tarifas fpl
the Richter scalela escala de Richter
the social scalela escala or jerarquía social
see also pay, sliding
3. (= ratio, proportion) [of map, model] → escala f
on a scale of 1cm to 5kmcon una escala de 1cm a 5km
to be out of scale (with sth)no guardar proporción (con algo)
the drawing is not to scaleel dibujo no está a escala
to draw sth to scaledibujar algo a escala
4. (Mus) → escala f
B. VT [+ wall] → trepar a, escalar; [+ tree] → trepar a; [+ mountain] → escalar
C. CPD scale drawing Ndibujo m a escala
scale model Nmodelo m a escala
scale back VT + ADV (= reduce) [+ production, operations, demands, plan] → recortar
scale down VT + ADV
1. (= make proportionately smaller) → reducir a escala
it is a scaled down replica of the real buildinges una réplica del edificio a escala reducida, es una maqueta del edificio
2. (= reduce) = scale back
scale up VT + ADV
1. (= make proportionately bigger) → aumentar a escala
2. (= increase) [+ operations] → ampliar

scale

[ˈskeɪl]
n
[fish] → écaille f
(MUSIC)gamme f
[ruler, thermometer] → graduation f, échelle f (graduée)
a temperature scale → une échelle de température
on a scale of 1 to 10
How would you rate it, on a scale of 1 to 10? → Si vous deviez en donner une appréciation entre 1 et 10, quelle serait-elle?
On a scale of 1 to 5, how much would you say you enjoyed the film? → Avez-vous aimé le film? Veuillez donner un chiffre de 1 à 5.
[salaries, fees] → échelle f
pay scale → échelle f des salaires
scale of charges → tarif m
(= size, extent) → ampleur f
They underestimated the scale of the problem → Ils ont sous-estimé l'ampleur du problème.
the sheer scale of the United States
BUT l'immensité des Etats-Unis.
on a large scale → sur une grande échelle, en grand
a disaster on a massive scale → un désastre d'une ampleur incroyable
[map, model] → échelle f
a scale of 1:50,000 → une échelle du 1:50 000
to draw sth to scale → dessiner qch à l'échelle
out of scale with sth → disproportionné(e) par rapport à qch small-scale, large-scale
vt
[+ mountain] → escalader
[+ fish] → écailler
scale down
vt sepréduirescaled-down [ˌskeɪldˈdaʊn] adj [numbers, costs, quantities] → à échelle réduitescale drawing ndessin m à l'échellescale model nmodèle m réduit

scale

:
scale drawing
nmaßstabgerechte or maßstabgetreue Zeichnung
scale model
nmaßstäbliches or maßstabgetreues Modell

scale

1
n (of fish, snake, skin)Schuppe f; (of rust)Flocke f; (of paint)Plättchen nt; (= kettle scale)Kesselstein m no pl; to take the scales from somebody’s eyesjdm die Augen öffnen; the scales fell from his eyeses fiel ihm wie Schuppen von den Augen
vt
fish(ab)schuppen
to scale teethden Zahnstein entfernen
vi (also scale off)sich schuppen; (paint, rust)abblättern

scale

2
n (pair of) scales pl, scale (form)Waage f; the Scales (Astron) → die Waage; scale-panWaagschale f; he turns or tips the scales at 80 kiloser bringt 80 Kilo auf die Waage; the extra votes have tipped or turned the scales in favour (Brit) or favor (US) of Labourdie zusätzlichen Stimmen gaben den Ausschlag für die Labour Party
viwiegen

scale

3
n
Skala f; (on thermometer etc) → Skala f, → Gradeinteilung f; (on ruler) → (Maß)einteilung f; (fig)Leiter f; (= social scale)Stufenleiter f; (= list, table)Tabelle f; scale of chargesGebührenordnung f, → Tarife pl; he ranks at the top of the scale of contemporary violinistser steht an der Spitze der zeitgenössischen Geiger
(= instrument)Messgerät nt
(Mus) → Tonleiter f; the scale of Gdie G(-Dur)-Tonleiter
(of map etc)Maßstab m; on a scale of 5 km to the cmin einem Maßstab von 5 km zu 1 cm; what is the scale?welchen Maßstab hat es?, in welchem Maßstab ist es?; to be out of scale (with something)im Maßstab nicht (zu etw) passen; to draw something to scaleetw maßstabgerecht or im Maßstab zeichnen; (drawn/true) to scalemaßstabgerecht
(fig: = size, extent) → Umfang m, → Ausmaß nt; to entertain on a large/small scaleFeste im größeren/im kleineren Rahmen geben; large stores buy on a different scale from small onesgroße Kaufhäuser kaufen in ganz anderen Mengen als kleine Geschäfte; inflation on an unprecedented scaleInflation von bisher nie gekanntem Ausmaß; they differ enormously in scalesie haben völlig verschiedene Größenordnungen; small/large in scalevon kleinem/großem Umfang; a house designed on a magnificent scaleein in großem Stil or großzügig angelegtes Haus; it’s similar but on a smaller scalees ist ähnlich, nur kleiner; on a national scaleauf nationaler Ebene; on a commercial scalegewerbsmäßig

scale

4
vt mountain, wallerklettern

scale

1 [skeɪl]
1. n (of fish, reptile) → squama, scaglia; (flake, of rust, chalk) → scaglia; (of skin) → squama
2. vt (fish) → squamare

scale

2 [skeɪl]
1. n
a. (on ruler, thermometer) → scala graduata; (of model, map) → scala
pay scale → scala salariale
scale of charges → tariffario
on a scale of 1 cm to 5 km → in scala di 1 a 500.000
on a large scale → su vasta scala
on a small scale → su scala ridotta
small-scale model → modello in scala ridotta
to draw sth to scale → disegnare qc in scala
b. (Mus) → scala
see also scales
2. vt (wall, mountain) → scalare
scale down vt + advridurre proporzionalmente

scale1

(skeil) noun
1. a set of regularly spaced marks made on something (eg a thermometer or a ruler) for use as a measure; a system of numbers, measurement etc. This thermometer has two scales marked on it, one in Fahrenheit and one in Centigrade.
2. a series or system of items of increasing or decreasing size, value etc. a wage/salary scale.
3. in music, a group of notes going up or down in order. The boy practised his scales on the piano.
4. the size of measurements on a map etc compared with the real size of the country etc shown by it. In a map drawn to the scale 1:50,000, one centimetre represents half a kilometre.
5. the size of an activity. These guns are being manufactured on a large scale.

scale2

(skeil) verb
to climb (a ladder, cliff etc). The prisoner scaled the prison walls and escaped.

scale3

(skeil) noun
any of the small thin plates or flakes that cover the skin of fishes, reptiles etc. A herring's scales are silver in colour.
ˈscaly adjective
(of fish etc) covered with scales.

scale

قِشْرُ السَّمَك, ميزان měřítko, šupina målestok, skæl Schuppe, Skala κλίμακα, λέπι escala, escama asteikko, suomu écaille, échelle ljuska scaglia, scala うろこ, 尺度 눈금, 비늘 schaal, schubben flis, skala łuska, skala escala, escama чешуя, шкала fjäll, skala เกล็ด, มาตราส่วน ölçü, pul mức độ, vẩy 刻度,

scale

1. n. escala, balanza;
2. escama, costra, lámina que se desprende de la piel seca.

scale

n escala; (for weighing) balanza, báscula; (piece of skin) escama; pain — escala del dolor; sliding — (payment, insulin) escala móvil (honorarios, insulina); vt (dent) limpiar (los dientes) quitando el sarro