Associations to the word «Scaling»


SCALING, verb. Present participle of scale
SCALING, noun. The removing of the scales of fish
SCALING, noun. The formation of a layer of scale on a surface
SCALING, noun. The removal of a layer of scale from a surface
SCALING, noun. The measurement of dimensions using a scale
SCALING, noun. (mathematics) (physics) The expression of the terms of an equation using powers of nondimensional quantities
SCALING BACK, verb. Present participle of scale back
SCALING LADDER, noun. A ladder for the purpose of scaling the walls of a besieged fortification.
SCALING LADDERS, noun. Plural of scaling ladder

Dictionary definition

SCALING, noun. The act of arranging in a graduated series.
SCALING, noun. Act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale.
SCALING, noun. Ascent by or as if by a ladder.

Wise words

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