scale

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskeɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skeɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skāl)

Inflections of 'scale' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
scales
v 3rd person singular
scaling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
scaled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
scaled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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scale,
scales
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(weighing device)weegschaal nw de
 The boxer stepped onto the scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fish, snake: skin plaques)schub nw de
 Most fish are covered in scales.
scales nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." UK (weighing device)weegschaal nw de
 I put the onions on the supermarket scales and weighed them.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (size ratio)schaal, schaalaanduiding nw de
 The map is drawn on a thousand to one scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (system of measurement)schaal, graadverdeling nw de
 Please rate the class on a scale of one to ten.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (size, dimension)schaal nw de
 The dam project was conceived on a grand scale.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(climb over)klimmen over ww + vz
  beklimmen overg.ww
 The boys scaled the fence.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(adjust the size of)op schaal maken overg.ww
 He scaled the model so that it was one tenth of the actual size.
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scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (map: line indicating distance)schaal, schaalverdeling nw de
 The scale was shown at the bottom of the map.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sequence of musical notes)toonladder nw de
 The pianist played scales to warm up.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flake of skin)huidschilfer nw de
 There were scales of dandruff on the shirt.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flake)schilfer nw de
 There were scales of rust on the pipe.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (calcium in kettles, etc.)kalkaanslag nw de
 The inside of the pot was covered with a calcium scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (build-up on teeth)tandsteen nw de/het
  plaque, tandaanslag, tandplak nw de
 The molars were covered with plaque scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bract) (plantkunde)schutblad nw het
 The scale is often found just below a plant's flower.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (armour: metal plate)plaatje nw het
  plaat nw de
 The soldier's armour was made up of many small scales of bronze.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pan of weighing device)weegplatform nw het
 The jeweller put gold on the scale.
scale viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (snake: shed skin plaques)vervellen onoverg.ww
 The snake is ready to scale.
scale viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become encrusted)aankoeken onoverg.ww
  verkalken onoverg. ww
 The taps became scaled.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(remove scales from: a fish) (vis)schubben, ontschubben overg.ww
 The fisherman scaled the fish he caught.
scale vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove plaque from: teeth)tandplak verwijderen overg.ww
 The dentist scaled the patient's teeth.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(form scale on)aanzetten aan ww + vz
  aanladen overg. ww
 Calcium scaled the bathtub.
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balans nw de (weegschaal)scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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ladder nw de (muziek: toonladder)scale, musical scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
weegschaal nw de (toestel om gewicht te bepalen)scale, balance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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ambachtelijk bn (artesanaal)artisanal, handcrafted, boutique adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  non-industrial, small-scale adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
glijdende schaal bn+nw de (retoriek; hellend vlak)sliding scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
grootschalig bn (van grote omvang)large-scale adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
grootscheeps bn (op grote schaal)large-scale adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  great, massive adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
op grote schaal bw (in het groot, grootschalig)on a large scale advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
op grote schaal produceren overg. uitdr. (in grote aantallen maken)produce on a large scale vtr + adv
op schaal maken overg. uitdr. (een model maken van)create to scale v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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gray scale sonography,
grayscale sonography (US),
grey scale sonography (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(black-and-white ultrasound imaging)echografie nw de
on a large scale advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to a great extent)op grote schaal bw
 Stopping climate change will require action on a large scale.
sliding scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prices: according to income)glijdende schaal, glijdende loonschaal bn + nw de
 The local clinic uses a sliding scale so I can afford their services.
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Collocatie: scale to [fit, size, match], the [temperature, pressure, Richter] scale, build a scale model (of), meer...

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