Bedeutung von "scale" Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /skeɪl/

the size or level of something:

We don’t yet know the scale of the problem.

the set of numbers, amounts, etc. used to measure or compare the level of something:

How would you rate her work on a scale of 1-10?

US (UK scales) a piece of equipment for measuring weight:

a bathroom scale

how the size of things on a map, model, etc. relates to the same things in real life:

a map with a scale of one inch per mile

a series of musical notes that is always played in order and that goes up from the first note

one of the flat pieces of hard material that covers the skin of fish and snakes

(Definition von "scale" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)