scale englannista suomeksi
valloittaa tikapuiden avulla
skaalata, mitoittaa, muuttaa mittakaavaa
sävelasteikko, asteikko, skaala
''Please rate your experience on a scale from 1 to 10.''
''The magnitude of an earthquake is measured on the open-ended scale|Richter scale.''
''There are some who question the scale of our ambitions.''
''This map uses a scale of 1:10.''
''the decimal scale; the binary scale''
Gradation; succession of ascending and descending steps and degrees; progressive series; scheme of comparative rank or order.
(RQ:Milton Divorce) which for want of studying in right order, all the world is in confusion.
A standard amount of money to be received by a performer or writer, negotiated by a union.
''Sally wasn't the star of the show, so she was glad to be paid scale.''
''We should scale that up by a factor of 10.''
To climb to the top of.
''Hilary and Norgay were the first known to have scaled Everest.''
1918, (w), Land That Time Forgot (novel)|The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IX
- At last I came to the great barrier-cliffs; and after three days of mad effort--of maniacal effort--I scaled them. I built crude ladders; I wedged sticks in narrow fissures; I chopped toe-holds and finger-holds with my long knife; but at last I scaled them. Near the summit I came upon a huge cavern.
1932, Dorothy L Sayers, ''Have his Carcase'', Chapter 1.
- A solitary rock is always attractive. All right-minded people feel an overwhelming desire to scale and sit upon it.
To tolerate significant increases in throughput or other potentially limiting factors.
''That architecture won't scale to real-world environments.''
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
The thin metallic side plate of the handle of a pocketknife.
To remove the scales of.
''Please scale that fish for dinner.''
To become scaly; to produce or develop scales.
''The dry weather is making my skin scale.''
To strip or clear of scale; to descale.
''to scale the inside of a boiler''
To take off in thin layers or scales, as tartar from the teeth; to pare off, as a surface.
- if all the mountains and hills were scaled, and the earth made even
To separate and come off in thin layers or laminae.
''Some sandstone scales by exposure.''
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
To clean, as the inside of a cannon, by the explosion of a small quantity of powder.
''After the long, lazy winter I was afraid to get on the scale.''