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scale [ skeil] n.天平,磅秤,秤

scale [ skeil] n.标度;比例;大小

on a large scale 大规模地

on a small scale 小规模地

on a large scale 大规模地

on a small scale 小规模地

on a large scale

on a small scale

scale [skeil] n. 大小,规模,等级,刻度

scale [ skeil] n.鱼鳞,(音乐)音阶

scale [ skeil] v.攀登

scale [skeil] 比例尺

scaling 比例转换

规模经济 scale economy, economies of scale

碰头会 "brief meeting ( A brief, small-scale, informal meeting with no fixed agenda, the main purpose of which is to exchange information.) "

小农经济 small-scale peasant economy; autarkical small-scale farming

MAN Large Scale Integrated Circuit 大规模集成电路

SS Small Scale Integrated Circuit 小规模集成电路

VLSI Very Large Scale Integrated Circuit 超大规模集成电路

Standard Method of Test for the Evaluation of Flammability Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components Using the Intermediate-Scale, Multistory Test Apparatus

Bathroom Scale 浴室秤

Bodyfat Scale 脂肪体重计

Electronic Scale 电子称

Health Scale 健康秤

Kitchen Scale 厨房用秤

Mechanical Scale 机械秤

Price Computing Scale 电子计价秤

Scale 衡器

rate of commission or scale of commission 佣金率

commission on a sliding scale 递加佣金

sink in the scale 降低


业绩评定表 rating scales method

on a large/small scale 大/小规模地 

economies of scale 规模经济

multidimensional scaling 多维等级法

scale efficiency 规模效率

scaled measures 比例测度

appropriate point below the minimum of the pay scale

approved manning scale

approved scale of quarters furniture

CAPS [Craft Apprentice Pay Scale]

class scale

consolidated pay scale

Craft Apprentice Pay Scale [CAPS]

Directorate (Legal) Pay Scale

Directorate Pay Scale

distribution scale

established manning scale

Maximum Scale of Election Expenses (Legislative Council) Order 1997 [made under Cap. 288] 《1997年选举开支最高限额(立法会)令》〔根据第288章订立〕

Knoop scale 努氏硬度标度

economics of scale 规模经济学

economies of scale 规模经济

Large-scale 大型的

large-scale enterprise 大型企业

large-scale industrial group 大型工业集团

reproduction on an enlarged scale 大规模再生产

Scale 规模,尺度

full scale

obscuration scale

The earthquake registered 5.3 points on the Richter scale.

The earthquake registered 5.3 points on the Richter scale.

As the intelligence of robots increase to match that of humans and as their cost declines through economies of scale we may use them to expand our frontiers.

This district grew cotton on a large scale.

We must do good rather than evil, on however humble a scale.

The force of the wind is measured on a standard scale of 0-12.

We are seeing unemployment on an unprecedented scale.

Scale the fish before cooking them.

A strong climbing-rope, made by twisting together confidence, determination and perseverance, can help you scale the summits of knowledge and science.

@@@ 按照, 根据
according to 根据, 依照; 据...所载
act on/upon 按照...行事; 对...起作用
as far as I know/as far as anyone knows 据我所知; 众所周知
as far as I'm concerned 依我看
as such 照此; 以这种资格/身份, 理应...
as usual 像往常一样, 照常
contrast with 和...形成对照, 对比
door-to-door 挨家挨户地, 按户送地
go by 1.走过; (时间)逝去, 过去
2.依...做, 按...判断
in one's opinion 依某人的看法
live up to 按照...行事; 符合; 不辜负(期望等)
on schedule 按照预定时间, 准时
on the strength of sth. 基于..., 根据...
refer to 谈到; 关系到; 参照
rest on 依赖, 依据
scale up 按比例增加, 相应提高

@@@ 许多, 大量, 富于
a (great/wide) range of 广泛的; 许多的
a cloud of 一大群; 一大片
a crowd of 许多; 一大群
a good/great deal (of) 许多, 大量
a great many 许多
a heap of 一大堆
a host of 一大群; 许多
a large amount & large amounts of 许多, 大量
a multitude of 一大批; 大量
a myriad of 大量的, 无数的
a number of 许多; 一些
a pile of 一堆; 很多
a wealth of 丰富的, 大量的
abound in 充满, 富于
all kinds of 许多; 大量(金钱)
an array of 显眼的一系列; 整齐的一大批; 大量
be abundant in 富于, 丰富
by the dozens 数目很多地; 大量地
for the most part 主要地; 大多数情况下
have (sth.) to spare 有多余的...
head and shoulders above 大大超出, 水平高很多
in abundance 大量地
in quantity 大量地, 大批地
on a large scale 大批量; 大规模
plenty of 丰富, 大量
quite a bit/few/little/lot 相当多, 有相当多的数目
rich in sth. 富于...
safety in numbers 人多保险, 势众
scores of 许多
teem with 有很多..., 充满...
the majority of 大多数
varied fare 多样化的饮食
well attended 参加的人多

@@@ 增
add sth. to sth. 增加, 添加
build up 积累; 增长
more and more 越来越多
pile up 堆积; 增多, 积累
scale up 按比例增加, 相应提高
speed up 使加速, 增加速度
step up 使增加; 使加快

@@@ 比例, 相称
account for 1.解释, 说明
commensurate with 和...相称
in proportion to 与...成比例; 与...相称
out of proportion to 与...不成比例
out of proportion 不成比例; 不相称; 过分
scale up 按比例增加, 相应提高

scale n.刻度;攀登

sink in the scale 降低

- tip the scales 扭转局势
In the boxing ring, the two sides were evenly matched. But the short break seemed to tip the scales in favor of the boxer in red.

比例 proportionment; scale; proportion

比例尺 scale

级别 rank; scale; level

案称 [àn chèng] /counter scale/

八级工资制 [bā jí gōng zī zhì] /eight grade wage scale (system)/

百废俱兴 [bǎi fèi jù xīng] /all neglected tasks are being undertaken/full scale reconstruction is under way/

磅秤 [bāng chèng] /scale/platform balance/

磅 [bàng] /a measure word/pound (unit of measurement)/scale/weigh/

比例 [bǐ lì] /proportion/scale/

比例尺 [bǐ lì chǐ] /scale/architect's scale/engineer's scale/

遍地开花 [biàn dì kāi huā] /blossom everywhere/spring up all over the place/to flourish on a large scale/

波澜壮阔 [bō lán zhuàng kuò] /surging forward with great momentum/unfolding on a magnificent scale/

擦亮眼睛 [cā liàng yǎn jīng] /remove the scales from one's eyes/sharpen one's vigilance/

采办 [cǎi bàn] /buy on a considerable scale/purchase/

秤 [chěng] /steel yard/scales/

尺 [chǐ] /a Chinese foot (M)/one-third of a meter/a ruler/a note musical note on traditional Chinese scale/

尺度 [chǐ dù] /scale/yardstick/

大规模 [dà guī mó] /large scale/extensive/wide scale/broad scale/

大举 [dà jǔ] /carry out a large-scale (military) operation/

大型 [dà xíng] /large scale/wide scale/broad scale/

大型企业 [dà xíng qǐ yè] /large scale industry/major industry/

登 [dēng] /scale/climb/ascend/mount/go up/register/note/to publish/to issue/to record/

高低 [gāo dī] /(adv) simply; just/(n) height/(n) quality; scale from best to worst/

规模 [guī mó] /scale/scope/extent/

轰轰烈烈 [hōng hōng liè liè] /strong/vigorous/large-scale/

刻度 [kè dù] /marked scale/graduated scale/

里氏 [lǐ shì] /Richter (scale)/

鳞 [lín] /scales (of fish)/

攀登 [pān dēng] /climb/clamber/scale/

小型 [xiǎo xíng] /small scale/small size/

延展 [yán zhǎn] /to scale/scalable/

徵 [zhǐ] /note in Chinese musical scale/

A history of long and effortless success can be a dreadful handicap, but, if properly handled, it may become a driving force.
When the United States entered just such a glowing period after the end of the Second World War, it had a market eight times larger than any competitor, giving its industries unparalleled economies of scale. Its scientists were the world's best, its workers the most skilled.

{adj: Fahrenheit} of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer
"water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"

{adj: accurate} conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
"an accurate reproduction"
"the accounting was accurate"
"accurate measurements"
"an accurate scale"
<-> inaccurate

{adj: all-out, full-scale} using all available resources
"all-out war"
"a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants"

{adj: armor-like, armour-like} resembling armor
"armor-like scales"

{adj: average, intermediate, medium} around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures
"an orange of average size"
"intermediate capacity"
"a plane with intermediate range"
"medium bombers"

{adj: barky} resembling the rough bark of a tree
"the rattlesnake's barky scales"

{adj: centigrade} of or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees

{adj: chromatic} based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones
"a chromatic scale"
<-> diatonic

{adj: conjunct} progressing melodically by intervals of a second
"conjunct motion of an ascending scale"
<-> disjunct

{adj: diatonic} based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of Western music

{adj: diatonic} based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones and 2 semitones without modulation by accidentals
<-> chromatic

{adj: digital} displaying numbers rather than scale positions
"digital clock"
"digital readout"

{adj: epic, heroic, larger-than-life} very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
"an epic voyage"
"of heroic proportions"
"heroic sculpture"

{adj: expansive, grand, heroic} of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
"an expansive lifestyle"
"in the grand manner"
"collecting on a grand scale"
"heroic undertakings"

{adj: heavy} of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment
"heavy artillery"
"heavy infantry"
"a heavy cruiser"
"heavy guns"
"heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries"
<-> light

{adj: imbricate, imbricated} used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles

{adj: infinitesimal, minute, microscopic} infinitely or immeasurably small
"two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"
"reduced to a microscopic scale"

{adj: isotonic} relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale
"isotonic tuning"

{adj: large-scale} constructed or drawn to a big scale
"large-scale maps"

{adj: large-scale} unusually large in scope
"a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed"

{adj: lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scaly, scurfy} rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf

{adj: macro} very large in scale or scope or capability

{adj: major} of a scale or mode
"major scales"
"the key of D major"
<-> minor

{adj: manufactured} produced in a large-scale industrial operation

{adj: massive, monolithic, monumental} imposing in size or bulk or solidity
"massive oak doors"
"Moore's massive sculptures"
"the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"
"a monumental scale"

{adj: massive} imposing in scale or scope or degree or power
"massive retaliatory power"
"a massive increase in oil prices"
"massive changes"

{adj: micro} extremely small in scale or scope or capability

{adj: miniature} being on a very small scale
"a miniature camera"

{adj: minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized} limited in size or scope
"a small business"
"a newspaper with a modest circulation"
"small-scale plans"
"a pocket-size country"

{adj: minor} of a scale or mode
"the minor keys"
"in B flat minor"
<-> major

{adj: minus} on the negative side or lower end of a scale
"minus 5 degrees"
"a grade of B minus"
<-> plus

{adj: natural} (of a key) containing no sharps or flats; (of a note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone
"a natural scale"
"B natural"
<-> sharp, flat

{adj: orbital} of or relating to the eye socket
"orbital scale"
"orbital arch"

{adj: pentatonic} relating to a pentatonic scale

{adj: placoid, platelike} as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks

{adj: plus} on the positive side or higher end of a scale
"a plus value"
"temperature of plus 5 degrees"
"a grade of C plus"
<-> minus

{adj: scalable} capable of being scaled; possible to scale
"the scalable slope of a mountain"
<-> unscalable

{adj: scalar} of or relating to a musical scale
"he played some basic scalar patterns on his guitar"

{adj: scaled} (used of armor) having overlapping metal plates attached to a leather backing

{adj: scaleless} destitute of scales

{adj: scalelike} reduced to a small appressed thing that resembles a scale
"scalelike leaves"

{adj: scalic} of or related to a musical scale
"scalic patterns"

{adj: scaly, scaley, scaled} having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles

{adj: silver-scaled} having the body covered or partially covered with silver-colored scales

{adj: small-scale} created or drawn on a small scale
"small-scale maps"
"a small-scale model"

{adj: squamulose} covered with tiny scales

{adj: technical} (of production of chemicals) made for commercial purposes especially on a large scale
"technical (or commercial) sulfuric acid"

{adj: tonic} relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale
"tonic harmony"

{adj: unheard-of} previously unknown
"a first novel by an unheard of writer"
"developments on an unheard-of scale"

{adv: agilely, nimbly} in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease
"nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens
"leaped agilely from roof to roof"

{adv: big} on a grand scale
"think big"
<-> small

{adv: largely} on a large scale
"the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row"

{adv: militarily} with respect to the military
"on a militarily significant scale"

{adv: small} on a small scale
"think small"
<-> big

{adv: wholesale, in large quantities} on a large scale without careful discrimination
"I buy food wholesale"

{n: Beaufort scale, wind scale} an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)

{n: Beaufort scale} a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind

{n: Binet-Simon Scale} the first intelligence test

{n: Braun's holly fern, prickly shield fern, Polystichum braunii} North American fern whose more or less evergreen leathery fronds are covered with pale brown chafflike scales

{n: Brix scale} a system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions

{n: Burmannia, genus Burmannia} type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth

{n: C major, C major scale, scale of C major} (music) the major scale having no sharps or flats

{n: California Personality Inventory, CPI} a self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc.

{n: Carolina hemlock, Tsuga caroliniana} medium-sized evergreen of southeastern United States having spreading branches and widely diverging cone scales

{n: Celsius scale, international scale, centigrade scale} a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees

{n: Chlorophyllum molybdites} a poisonous agaric with a fibrillose cap and brown scales on a white ground color; cap can reach a diameter of 30 cm; often forms `fairy rings'

{n: Coccidae, family Coccidae} scale insects

{n: Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea} scale insects and mealybugs

{n: Coffey still} a still consisting of an apparatus for the fractional distillation of ethanol from fermentation on an industrial scale

{n: C} (music) the keynote of the scale of C major

{n: Diaspididae, family Diaspididae} armored scales

{n: European bream, Abramis brama} European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food

{n: European larch, Larix decidua} tall European tree having a slender conic crown, flat needlelike leaves, and hairy cone scales

{n: Fahrenheit scale} a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees

{n: Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit} German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)

{n: Ganoidei, order Ganoidei} a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales

{n: Greek mode} any of the descending diatonic scales in the music of classical Greece

{n: Homoptera, suborder Homoptera} plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects

{n: Kelvin scale, absolute scale} a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees

{n: Kelvin, First Baron Kelvin, William Thompson} British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)

{n: Lepiota rhacodes} an agaric with a large cap with brown scales and a thick stalk

{n: Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales} the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

{n: Limanda, genus Limanda} a genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored

{n: Mercalli scale} a scale of earthquake intensity; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII

{n: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, MMPI} a self-report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using MMPI items

{n: Mohs scale} a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance

{n: Pholiota destruens} a large fungus with whitish scales on the cap and remnants of the veil hanging from the cap; the stalk is thick and hard

{n: Pholiota flammans} a fungus with a yellow cap covered with fine scales as is the stalk

{n: Pholiota squarrosa, scaly pholiota} a gilled fungus with a cap and stalk that are conspicuously scaly with upright scales; gills develop a greenish tinge with age

{n: Pholiota squarrosa-adiposa} a gilled fungus having yellow slimy caps with conspicuous tawny scales on the caps and stalks

{n: Pholiota squarrosoides} a pale buff fungus with tawny scales

{n: Rankine scale} a scale of absolute temperature in Fahrenheit degrees; the freezing point of water is 491.69 degrees and the boiling point of water is 671.69 degrees

{n: Rankine} a unit of temperature on the Rankine scale

{n: Reaumur scale} a temperature scale on which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 80 degrees

{n: Reptilia, class Reptilia} class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals

{n: Richter scale} a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 used to express the energy released by an earthquake

{n: Russian olive, silver berry, Elaeagnus augustifolia} deciduous shrubby tree of Europe and western Asia having grey leaves and small yellow fruits covered in silvery scales; sometimes spiny

{n: San Jose scale, Aspidiotus perniciosus} small east Asian insect naturalized in the United States that damages fruit trees

{n: Santa Lucia fir, bristlecone fir, Abies bracteata, Abies venusta} a pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines

{n: Solanopteris, genus Solanopteris} tropical American epiphytic ferns having rhizomes with tubers and roots as well as scales

{n: Sonora lac} resembling lac; secreted by a scale living on twigs of certain Mexican shrubs; used locally as medicine

{n: Sorensen, Soren Peter Lauritz Sorensen} Danish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)

{n: Stanford-Binet test} revision of the Binet-Simon Scale

{n: Triglinae, subfamily Triglinae} in some classifications considered a subfamily of Triglidae comprising searobins having ordinary scales and no barbels (true searobins)

{n: Union, North} the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
"he has visited every state in the Union"
"Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"
"the North's superior resources turned the scale"

{n: Vernier, Paul Vernier} French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)

{n: Wild West Show, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show} a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe

{n: absolute temperature} temperature measured on the absolute scale

{n: acidemia} a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

{n: agribusiness, agriculture, factory farm} a large-scale farming enterprise

{n: alkalemia} a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)

{n: amplitude level} the level on a scale of amplitude

{n: apophysis} (botany) a natural swelling or enlargement: at the base of the stalk or seta in certain mosses or on the cone scale of certain conifers

{n: argentine} any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes

{n: armored scale} insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female

{n: atomic clock} a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules

{n: balance} a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

{n: beaded lizard, Mexican beaded lizard, Heloderma horridum} lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico

{n: beekeeping, apiculture} the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey

{n: big business} commercial enterprises organized and financed on a scale large enough to influence social and political policies
"big business is growing so powerful it is difficult to regulate it effectively"

{n: bigeye} red fishes of American coastal tropical waters having very large eyes and rough scales

{n: black cypress pine, red cypress pine, Callitris endlicheri, Callitris calcarata} Australian tree with small flattened scales as leaves and numerous dark brown seed; valued for its timber and resin

{n: bristlecone pine, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine, Pinus aristata} small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old

{n: brown soft scale, Coccus hesperidum} pest on citrus trees

{n: calm air} wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

{n: cheilosis, perleche} a disorder of the lips marked by scaling and fissures at the corners of the mouth; caused by a deficiency of riboflavin

{n: chromatic scale} a 12-note scale including all the semitones of the octave

{n: coccid insect} scale insects and mealybugs

{n: cochineal insect, cochineal, Dactylopius coccus} Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye

{n: common mackerel, shiner, Scomber scombrus} important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish-blue with dark bars and small if any scales

{n: cone, strobilus, strobile} cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts

{n: cornetfish} slender tropical fish with a long tubular snout and bony plates instead of scales

{n: cottage industry} small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

{n: counteroffensive} a large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force

{n: crop} a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

{n: cut} a step on some scale
"he is a cut above the rest"

{n: cyprinid, cyprinid fish} soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales

{n: dander} small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people

{n: dandruff} a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp

{n: dandruff} loose scales shed from the scalp
"I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"

{n: degree Fahrenheit, F} a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature

{n: degree centigrade, degree Celsius, C} a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature

{n: degree, grade, level} a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
"a moderate grade of intelligence"
"a high level of care is required"
"it is all a matter of degree"

{n: degree} a unit of temperature on a specified scale
"the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"

{n: desquamation, peeling, shedding} loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

{n: diatonic scale} a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones

{n: do, doh, ut} the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization

{n: dominant} (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale

{n: economy of scale} the saving in cost of production that is due to mass production

{n: elasmobranch, selachian} any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates

{n: emperor, emperor moth, Saturnia pavonia} large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings

{n: equal temperament} the division of the scale based on an octave that is divided into twelve exactly equal semitones
"equal temperament is the system commonly used in keyboard instruments"

{n: escalade} an act of scaling by the use of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification)

{n: exfoliation} the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
"exfoliation is increased by sunburn"

{n: exoskeleton} the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

{n: expansiveness, expansivity} a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
"the expansiveness of their extravagant life style was soon curtailed"

{n: extended time scale, slow time scale} (simulation) the time scale used in data processing when the time-scale factor is greater than one

{n: fast time scale} (simulation) the time scale used in data processing when the time-scale factor is less than one

{n: fa} the syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization

{n: financier, moneyman} a person skilled in large scale financial transactions

{n: fish scale} scale of the kind that covers the bodies of fish

{n: fish} any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
"the shark is a large fish"
"in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"

{n: floor plan} scale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level; contrasts with elevation

{n: floor, level, storey, story} a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
"what level is the office on?"

{n: fractal} (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

{n: fresh breeze} wind moving 19-24 knots; 5 on the Beaufort scale

{n: fresh gale} wind moving 39-46 knots; 8 on the Beaufort scale

{n: freshwater bream, bream} any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis

{n: fringe-toed lizard, Uma notata} with long pointed scales around toes; of deserts of United States and Mexico

{n: gale} a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale

{n: gamut} the entire scale of musical notes

{n: ganoid, ganoid fish} primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering

{n: ganoin, ganoine} shiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales

{n: gapped scale} a musical scale with fewer than seven notes

{n: gar, garfish, garpike, billfish, Lepisosteus osseus} primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth

{n: gentle breeze} wind moving 8-12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale

{n: glissando} a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale

{n: globalization, globalisation} growth to a global or worldwide scale
"the globalization of the communication industry"

{n: glossy snake, Arizona elegans} nocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scales

{n: hardness} the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
<-> softness

{n: horned lizard, horned toad, horny frog} insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America

{n: hurricane} a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)

{n: index, index number, indicant, indicator} a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time

{n: index} a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number

{n: indumentum, indument} a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect

{n: industrialization, industrialisation, industrial enterprise} the development of industry on an extensive scale

{n: jewfish, Mycteroperca bonaci} large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales

{n: key, tonality} any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

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