to scale
phrasal according to the proportions of an established scale of measurement <
floor plans drawn to scale
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 — 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 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

  • To scale down 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

  • To scale down — Воспроизводить с уменьшением …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • To scale up — Воспроизводить с увеличением …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Returns to scale — In economics, returns to scale and economies of scale are related terms that describe what happens as the scale of production increases in the long run, when all input levels including physical capital usage are variable (chosen by the firm).… …   Wikipedia

  • Not to Scale — Studio album by Kerfuffle Released 14th June 2003 …   Wikipedia

  • true to scale — index candid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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