What does scala mean?

Definitions for scala

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  1. scala(Noun)

    Ladder; sequence.

  2. scala(Noun)

    Ladder-like structure in the cochlea of a mammal's ear.

  3. scala(Noun)

    A machine formerly used for reducing dislocations of the humerus.

  4. Origin: From scala

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scala(noun)

    a machine formerly employed for reducing dislocations of the humerus

  2. Scala(noun)

    a term applied to any one of the three canals of the cochlea

  3. Origin: [L., a ladder.]


  1. Scala

    Scala is a nightclub in London, England, near King's Cross railway station.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scala

    skā′la, n. (surg.) an instrument for reducing dislocation: a term applied to any one of the three canals of the cochlea:—pl. Scā′læ.—adj. Scā′lable, that may be scaled or climbed.—ns. Scālade′, an assault, as an escalade—also Scalä′do; Scā′lar (math.), in the quaternion analysis, a quantity that has magnitude but not direction.—adj. of the nature of a scalar.—n.pl. Scalā′ria, the ladder-shells or wentle-traps.—adjs. Scālar′iform, shaped like a ladder; Scā′lary, formed with steps. [L., a ladder.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scala in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Chairman Francois Carrard:

    I have no feeling of any fight at all; the members of the committee have, without exception, discussed every area in the most open and constructive way, we had some fabulous input, very independent; there was no particular comment as to Mr Scala's presentation, which was excellent.

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