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    scale - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scale

    Definition
    (noun) an ordered reference standard
    Example Sentence
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
    Definition
    (noun) relative magnitude
    Example Sentence
    • they entertained on a grand scale
    Definition
    (noun) the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it
    Example Sentence
    • the scale of the map
    • the scale of the model
    Definition
    (noun) a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin
    Synonyms : scale leaf
    Definition
    (noun) a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
    Synonyms : exfoliation , scurf
    Definition
    (noun) (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
    Synonyms : musical scale
    Definition
    (noun) a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass
    Synonyms : weighing machine
    Definition
    (noun) an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks Definition
    (noun) a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
    Synonyms : plate , shell
    Definition
    (noun) a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals Definition
    (verb) measure by or as if by a scale
    Example Sentence
    • This bike scales only 25 pounds
    Definition
    (verb) pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard Definition
    (verb) take by attacking with scaling ladders
    Example Sentence
    • The troops scaled the walls of the fort
    Definition
    (verb) reach the highest point of
    Synonyms : surmount
    Example Sentence
    • We scaled the Mont Blanc
    Definition
    (verb) climb up by means of a ladder Definition
    (verb) remove the scales from
    Synonyms : descale
    Example Sentence
    • scale fish
    Definition
    (verb) measure with or as if with scales
    Example Sentence
    • scale the gold
    Definition
    (verb) size or measure according to a scale
    Example Sentence
    • This model must be scaled down
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scale

scale => rem with a phrase "SCALE the mountain" so it means climb or ascend the mountain

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SCALE or FLAKE - a delicately thin slice or piece of skin.

All those who had watched "chip and DALE" cartoon series, the squirrels had their house on top of tree ..so every time they had to climb or ascent to keep their food/groundnuts at home !

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