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Wiktionary

  1. scalesnoun

    A device for weighing goods for sale.

    The butcher put the sausages on the scales.

Editors Contribution

  1. scalesnoun

    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.

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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. Phil Willems:

    This to me is a fine example of how space technology becomes ever more extraordinary by building upon its prior successes, we use formation flying in space every time a capsule docks at the International Space Station. But Michael and Thibault have gone far beyond that, and shown a way to maintain formation over scales larger than Earth itself.

  2. Peter Alexander:

    This structure enabled Invesco to operate inside a board which was evenly held by the Chinese and Invesco, the elevation of the CEO – appointed by Invesco – to the board tipped the scales and with it all but allowed Invesco to run the (joint venture) essentially as a subsidiary.

  3. Jason Furtado:

    We are recognizing that the impacts of climate change are not just on long time scales but are also present in short-term, high-impact weather events.

  4. Larry Summers:

    We are printing money, we are creating government bonds, we are borrowing on unprecedented scales, those are things that surely create more of a risk of a sharp dollar decline than we had before. And sharp dollar declines are much more likely to translate themselves into inflation than they were historically.

  5. Steve Vladeck:

    The court's summary rulings today in a pair of redistricting cases from North Carolina seem to drive home that the justices are not in a hurry to reconsider claims of partisan gerrymandering after sidestepping two major cases earlier this term, but that they will continue to pay close attention to claims that district lines were drawn due to race-based considerations, of course, whether Justice( Anthony) Kennedy's successor will tip the scales in favor or against these claims more categorically remains to be seen, so today's decisions are perhaps best understood as putting things into a holding pattern.

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