Translation of "scale" - English-Spanish dictionary

scale

noun uk /skeɪl/ us /skeɪl/

[ no plural ] the size or level of something

magnitud
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

escala
How would you rate her work on a scale of 1–10?
scales [ plural ] UK US scale

a piece of equipment for measuring weight

báscula
kitchen scales
bathroom scales

US UK scales [ plural ] a piece of equipment for measuring weight

báscula
a bathroom scale

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

escala
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

escala

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

escama
verb uk /skeɪl/ us /skeɪl/ present participle scaling, past tense and past participle scaled

to climb something that is high or steep

escalar
to scale a wall

(Translation of “scale” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

scale

noun /skeil/

a set of regularly spaced marks made on something (eg a thermometer or a ruler) for use as a measure; a system of numbers, measurement etc

escala
This thermometer has two scales marked on it, one in Fahrenheit and one in Centigrade.

a series or system of items of increasing or decreasing size, value etc

escala
a wage/salary scale.

in music, a group of notes going up or down in order

escala
The boy practised his scales on the piano.

the size of measurements on a map etc compared with the real size of the country etc shown by it

escala
In a map drawn to the scale 1:50,000, one centimetre represents half a kilometre.

the size of an activity

escala
These guns are being manufactured on a large scale.

(Translation of “scale” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)