Scale

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Definition

a (measuring) scale: a weight, a balance, a system of measurement; a degree, a size
noun
I weigh myself on my scale every morning.

the scales (of a fish): the shell, the outer layer, the rigid plates (of a fish)
noun

(on) a scale (of 1 to 10): (on) a ranking, a ratio, a measurement (between 1 and 10)
noun
-On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate our customer service? -It's usually very good so I'd say 9.'
The Richter scale the measurement of the intensity of earthquakes

Examples

  • "If you could just step up onto this scale here, we'll check your weight."

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