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Spanish translation of “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 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 a wage/salary scale. in music, a group of notes going up or down in order 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 In a map drawn to the scale 1:50,000, one centimetre represents half a kilometre. the size of an activity These guns are being manufactured on a large scale.
(Definition of scale from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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