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Wiktionary

  1. scales(Noun)

    A device for weighing goods for sale.

    The butcher put the sausages on the scales.

Editors Contribution

  1. scales

    Plural noun of the word scale.

    The weighing scales are pink and she uses them once a week to check her body weight. The fish has scales all over its body.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 27, 2016  

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Entomology

  1. Scales

    broad flattened hairs, forming the wing vestiture of Lepidoptera, and present in various other insects.

How to pronounce scales?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say scales in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scales in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scales in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of scales in a Sentence

  1. Martin Smith:

    Their compatriots included such beasts as Wiwaxia, a slug covered in leaf-like scales and towering spines; Anomalocaris, resembling a cross between a lobster and a can-opener; Nectocaris, a boggle-eyed two-armed squid, and Opabinia, which looks like a shrimp that swallowed a vacuum cleaner.

  2. The Charleston teen:

    It’s an awesome feeling to catch a fish in my first Big Rock and bring it to the scales.

  3. Sandeep Aggarwal:

    Time for Original Thinking, Long Term Approach, Innovation, Building Great Products, Large Scales & Solving Challenging Problems. Enough of Myopic/Weak Start-Ups in India.

  4. Cory Booker:

    This is so much more of a serious conversation, so do I support legislation that is race conscious about balancing the economic scales ? Not only do I support it, but I have legislation that actually does it.

  5. Lucas McConnell:

    The scales( of justice) represent balance : There should be no entitling one way or the other, based on who you are or where you're from.

Images & Illustrations of scales

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