to scale
phrasal according to the proportions of an established scale of measurement <
floor plans drawn to scale
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  • to scale — ► to scale with a uniform reduction or enlargement. Main Entry: ↑scale …   English terms dictionary

  • to scale — adverb : according to the proportions of an established scale of measurement floor plans drawn to scale * * * to scale In proportion corresponding to actual dimensions • • • Main Entry: ↑scale * * * to scale phrase with all the parts the right… …   Useful english dictionary

  • to scale — {adv. phr.} In the same proportions as in the true size; in the same shape, but not the same size. * /The statue was made to scale, one inch to a foot./ * /He drew the map to scale, making one inch represent fifty miles./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to scale — {adv. phr.} In the same proportions as in the true size; in the same shape, but not the same size. * /The statue was made to scale, one inch to a foot./ * /He drew the map to scale, making one inch represent fifty miles./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to\ scale — adv. phr. In the same proportions as in the true size; in the same shape, but not the same size. The statue was made to scale, one inch to a foot. He drew the map to scale, making one inch represent fifty miles …   Словарь американских идиом

  • to scale — adverb such that each dimension has the same proportion to the original The one metre long model of the Bismark was built exactly to scale, with moving turrets …   Wiktionary

  • to scale — with all the parts the right size in relation to each other Is the drawing of the bridge to scale? …   English dictionary

  • to scale — with a uniform reduction or enlargement: not drawn to scale. → scales …   English new terms dictionary

  • to scale — in proportion to the actual dimensions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To scale a debt wages etc — Scale Scale, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scaled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaling}.] To weigh or measure according to a scale; to measure; also, to grade or vary according to a scale or system. [1913 Webster] Scaling his present bearing with his past. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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