scale down

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Verb1.scale down - reduce proportionally; "The model is scaled down"
proportion - adjust in size relative to other things
rescale - establish on a new scale
scale up - increase proportionally; "scale up the model"
2.scale down - make smaller; "reduce an image"
shrink, reduce - reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"

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vt sep (lit)verkleinern; (fig)verringern; a sort of scaled-down Parthenoneine Art Parthenon im Kleinformat
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Private cloud storage can scale out to meet the demands for additional storage capacity, but can it scale down to meet the needs of small and medium-sized organizations that don't have petabytes of data?
Global Banking News-October 29, 2015--Deutsche Bank to scale down operations and cut jobs
Owen, who operates the farm in partnership with his parents David and Sandra Owen, said he will scale down the sheep side of the business to boost the production of eggs.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Sources privy to the Iranian team of negotiators in the nuclear talks with the world powers denied the reports that Tehran might be willing to scale down the number of centrifuge machines that it wants to keep.
Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister and Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Wednesday the country will not scale down the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, if some of the other countries helping in the search do so.
5 ( ANI ): British Home Secretary Theresa May is reportedly under pressure from within Tory ranks to scale down a new and tough crackdown on suspected illegal immigrants.
The decision to scale down the search was only made with in consultation with our colleagues in the other emergency services and discussions with experts in the field of search and rescue.
Panasonic has already decided to scale down its money-losing television business by ceasing production of plasma display panels at its Amagasaki plant in Hyogo Prefecture during the current fiscal year, while cutting around 1,000 jobs.
UK-based Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) and HSBC Holdings (LSE: HSBA), which had offered USD330m to fund the development of Israel-based Tamar gas field, are now looking to scale down their previous commitments to partners of the venture.
THE GOVERNMENT on Saturday sought to dispel the speculation that it is planning to scale down India's presence in Afghanistan.