scalage


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scal·age

 (skā′lĭj)
n.
1. An assessed percentage of the total price or measured amount of goods being shipped or stored, used to figure a deduction from the price or amount to reflect normal shrinkage or depletion of the goods.
2. The estimated amount of lumber in logs being scaled.

scalage

(ˈskeɪlɪdʒ)
n
1. (Commerce) US a percentage deducted from the price of goods liable to shrink or leak
2. (Forestry) forestry US and Canadian the estimated amount of usable timber in a log
[C19: from scale3 + -age]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scalage - estimation of the amount of lumber in a log
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
2.scalage - the act of scaling in weight or quantity or dimension
scaling - act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale
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