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An electronic circuit that records the aggregate of a specific number of signals that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually.

[From scale.]
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1. a person or thing that scales
2. (Electronics) Also called: counter or scaling circuit an electronic device or circuit that aggregates electric pulses and gives a single output pulse for a predetermined number of input pulses
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(ˈskeɪ lər)

1. a person or thing that scales.
2. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses.
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Noun1.scaler - an electronic pulse counter used to count pulses that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually
pulse counter - an electronic counter that counts the number of electric pulses
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