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Overview of noun scaling

The noun scaling has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. scaling, grading

(the act of arranging in a graduated series)

2. scaling

(act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale)

3. scaling

(ascent by or as if by a ladder)

Overview of verb scale

The verb scale has 8 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) scale

(measure by or as if by a scale; "This bike scales only 25 pounds")

2. (1) scale

(pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard)

3. scale

(take by attacking with scaling ladders; "The troops scaled the walls of the fort")

4. scale, surmount

(reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc")

5. scale

(climb up by means of a ladder)

6. scale, descale

(remove the scales from; "scale fish")

7. scale

(measure with or as if with scales; "scale the gold")

8. scale

(size or measure according to a scale; "This model must be scaled down") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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