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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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SCALES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Scales is ranked #2732 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Scales surname appeared 13,190 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Scales.

    55.4% or 7,314 total occurrences were Black.
    38% or 5,024 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 472 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 282 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.4% or 54 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 44 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Vladan Kuzmanović:

    Sabism is an art and theatric movement of 21st century occupied with the philotipes, mythologic forms, schematism and chromatic scales, dual art, logism of color, cult art, conglomeration. As an art movement it tries to explore word act, group performance, collective structure, fruitfulness and aesthetics of multitude through philotipes as implicit connotation of colors or schemes in their general use (honeysuckle yellow, female, courtly, savage, dionysiaque).

  4. Marc Evan:

    During the busy season( late September through November), Marc Evan estimates their shop goes through about 500 pumpkins -- Most come from Sycamore farms in New York -- with the biggest they’ve carved tipping the scales at 1,800 pounds. With all that pumpkin, they try to make good use out of what gets scooped out. I love pumpkin in my food, we ca n’t save all the pumpkin we use but we love roasting the seeds or [ eating ] fresh baked pumpkin bread.

  5. Lucy Skinner:

    I have been working on some experimental tanning to create replicas of the individual scales, the ancient methods used for making this type of leather are not really well understood. Materials will invariably change chemically and physically after being buried for thousands of years, so there are a lot of complicated scientific processes involved in finding these things out.

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