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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ascent by or as if by a ladder; The act of arranging in a graduated series.

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : We gave the parents a baby scale. The butcher placed the meat on the scales
  • Noun : the scale of taxation; the social scale. ,the scale of a thermometer. ,These unions use different scales. ,How much is scale? ,All...
  • Verb (used with object) : to scale down wages
  • He said the program is stronger after the restructuring, which he described as scaling up, not paring down. for more
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