the act of arranging in a graduated series
act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale
ascent by or as if by a ladder
The removing of the scales of fish
The formation of a layer of scale on a surface
The removal of a layer of scale from a surface
The measurement of dimensions using a scale
The expression of the terms of an equation using powers of nondimensional quantities
adapted for removing scales, as from a fish; as, a scaling knife; adapted for removing scale, as from the interior of a steam boiler; as, a scaling hammer, bar, etc
serving as an aid in clambering; as, a scaling ladder, used in assaulting a fortified place
In Euclidean geometry, uniform scaling is a linear transformation that enlarges or shrinks objects by a scale factor that is the same in all directions. The result of uniform scaling is similar to the original. A scale factor of 1 is normally allowed, so that congruent shapes are also classed as similar. Uniform scaling happens, for example, when enlarging or reducing a photograph, or when creating a scale model of a building, car, airplane, etc. More general is scaling with a separate scale factor for each axis direction. Non-uniform scaling is obtained when at least one of the scaling factors is different from the others; a special case is directional scaling or stretching. Non-uniform scaling changes the shape of the object; e.g. a square may change into a rectangle, or into a parallelogram if the sides of the square are not parallel to the scaling axes. It occurs, for example, when a faraway billboard is viewed from an oblique angle, or when the shadow of a flat object falls on a surface that is not parallel to it.
The numerical value of scaling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of scaling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Legacy code" often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling.
We are scaling up our action, We must smother this little fire before it gets out of control.
Today we have a community of 20 million people, we are scaling Blablacar in emerging markets.
Expect systems involving large numbers of sensors, eventually scaling to 8-10 cameras per car.
Today we have a community of 20 million people in 19 countries, we are scaling Blablacar in emerging markets.
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