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66 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • scale n. (obsolete) A ladder; a series of steps; a means of ascending.
  • scale n. An ordered, usually numerical sequence used for measurement, means of assigning a magnitude.
  • scale n. Size; scope.
  • scale n. The ratio of depicted distance to actual distance.
  • scale n. A line or bar associated with a drawing, used to indicate measurement when the image has been magnified or reduced.
  • scale n. (music) A series of notes spanning an octave, tritave, or pseudo-octave, used to make melodies.
  • scale n. A mathematical base for a numeral system; radix.
  • scale n. Gradation; succession of ascending and descending steps and degrees; progressive series; scheme of…
  • scale n. A standard amount of money to be received by a performer or writer, negotiated by a union.
  • scale v. (transitive) To change the size of something whilst maintaining proportion; especially to change…
  • scale v. (transitive) To climb to the top of.
  • scale v. (intransitive, computing) To tolerate significant increases in throughput or other potentially limiting factors.
  • scale v. (transitive) To weigh, measure or grade according to a scale or system.
  • scale n. Part of an overlapping arrangement of many small, flat and hard pieces of keratin covering the skin…
  • scale n. A small piece of pigmented chitin, many of which coat the wings of a butterfly or moth to give them their color.
  • scale n. A flake of skin of an animal afflicted with dermatitis.
  • scale n. Part of an overlapping arrangement of many small, flat and hard protective layers forming a pinecone…
  • scale n. The flaky material sloughed off heated metal.
  • scale n. Scale mail (as opposed to chain mail).
  • scale n. Limescale.
  • scale n. A scale insect.
  • scale n. The thin metallic side plate of the handle of a pocketknife.
  • scale v. (transitive) To remove the scales of.
  • scale v. (intransitive) To become scaly; to produce or develop scales.
  • scale v. (transitive) To strip or clear of scale; to descale.
  • scale v. (transitive) To take off in thin layers or scales, as tartar from the teeth; to pare off, as a surface.
  • scale v. (intransitive) To separate and come off in thin layers or laminae.
  • scale v. (Britain, Scotland, dialectal) To scatter; to spread.
  • scale v. (transitive) To clean, as the inside of a cannon, by the explosion of a small quantity of powder.
  • scale n. A device to measure mass or weight.
  • scale n. Either of the pans, trays, or dishes of a balance or scales.
— Foreign word, define in English —
  • Venetian
— English words, define in German —
  • scale  S. Waage.
  • scale  S. Anzeige.
  • scale  S. Gradeinteilung, Maßeinteilung, Maßskala.
  • scale  S. Größenordnung.
  • scale  S. Größenverhältnis.
  • scale  S. Schuppe, Fischschuppe.
  • scale  S. Ablagerung.
  • scale  S. Tonleiter.
— English word, define in Dutch —
  • scale  n. schaal.
— English words, define in French —
  • scale  n. Balance.
  • scale  n. Échelle.
  • scale  n. Grandeur.
  • scale  n. Écaille.
  • scale  n. Gamme.
  • scale  v. Écailler.
  • scale  v. Escalader.
  • scale  v. Agrandir, élargir (scale up).
  • scale  v. Réduire (scale down).
  • scale  v. (Géométrie) Échelonner, rééchelonner, redimensionner.
  • scale  v. (Intransitif) Varier selon une certaine échelle.
— English words, define in Spanish —
  • scale  s. Escala.
  • scale  s. Escama.
  • scale  v. Escalar.
  • scale  v. Ascender.
  • scale  v. Desescamar.
  • scale  v. Cubrir con escamas o capas.
  • scale  v. Modificar la escala de una representación.
— English words, define in Portuguese —
  • scale  s. escala.
  • scale  s. escama.
  • scale  s. balança.
— English words, define in Italian —
  • scale  s. scala, gamma.
  • scale  s. squama, squaglia.
  • scale  s. piatto della bilancia.
— In Italian —
  • scale  s. plurale di scala.
185 English words from 32 English definitions

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14 English words from 34 foreign definitions

Ascender Balance capas con down Escalader gamma Grandeur scala scale scale␣down scale␣up squama Varier

36 foreign words from 34 foreign definitions

Ablagerung Agrandir Anzeige balança bilancia certaine Cubrir della Écaille Écailler échelle Échelonner élargir escala Escalar escama escamas Gamme Géométrie Größenordnung Intransitif Modificar piatto plurale redimensionner Réduire rééchelonner representación schaal Schuppe selon squaglia Tonleiter una une Waage

97 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

scaled scaler scales scaley scalene scaleni scalers scalest scaleth scaleup scale␣up scalebar scale␣bar scalemic scalenes scalenum scalenus scale␣off scaleout scale␣out scalepan scalesia scales␣up scaleups scaleable scaleback scale␣back scalebars scale␣bars scalebeam scale␣cube scaledown scale␣down scalefree scale␣leaf scaleless scalelike scale␣mail scaleouts scalepans scalesias scales␣out scaletail scale␣tree scaleweed scalework scaleworm scalebacks scalebeams scaleboard +47 words

127 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

descaled descaler descales enscaled enscales Escalera rescaled rescales unscaled unscales upscaled upscales bigscales descalers Escaleras lac␣scales log␣scaler logscales Mescalero nonscaled payscales prescaled prescales rascaless subscales autoscaled autoscales blue␣scales downscaled downscales escalefter grayscaled grayscales greyscaled greyscales gyroscales high␣scaler leaf-scales limescaled log␣scalers Mescaleros mesoscales miniscales nanoscaled nanoscales overscaled shadscales timescaled timescales time-scales time␣scales +76 words

151 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

N␣scale descale enscale HO␣scale rescale to-scale to␣scale unscale upscale bigscale exascale lac␣scale logscale midscale payscale prescale subscale webscale antiscale autoscale blue␣scale downscale fullscale full-scale Garn␣scale grayscale greyscale gyroscale iron␣scale leaf-scale limescale long␣scale megascale mega-scale mesoscale miniscale Mohs␣scale nanoscale overscale petascale picoscale room-scale shadscale sizescale terascale timescale time-scale time␣scale tone␣scale wage␣scale +101 words

6 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

ale cal Cal Cal. cale SCA

14 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

acs ACs ACS a/cs A/Cs Ela ELA E-la lac Lac LAc LAC lacs Lacs

5 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letter.)

alecs claes -clase laces Salce

81 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

accels acoels Alsace ancles cables Cables cadels Cadles Caelus calces Calebs calesa Calise calves calxes camels Camels capels Capels caples carles cashel Casler Cassel Castel castle Castle Cellas CELTAs censal chelas Ciesla clades clakes clapes Clares Clasen clause Clause claves clayes cleans clears cleats coales Coales decals eclats éclats falces +31 words

45 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

aces Aces ACEs Acle ACLs aels aesc æsc ALCS alec Alec ALEC ales ASCE ASLC cale case Case CASE Ceas cels clas ELAS Elsa esca ESCA lace lacs Lacs LAEs LαEs lase LCAs leas LEAs LECs sale Sale Salé SCEA seal Seal SEAL Sela SLAC

22 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

Saale scala Scala scald Scalf Scali scall scalp scaly scape -scape scare scate scyle seale Seale shale Smale spale stale swale Swale

4 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

cale sale Sale Salé

3 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

scalae scalie scalpe


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