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70 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 comparative…
  • 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 a process…
  • 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. (UK, Scotland, dialect) 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 words, define in English —
— English words, defined 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, defined in Dutch —
  • scale n. Schaal.
— English words, defined in French —
  • scale n. Balance.
  • scale n. Échelle.
  • scale n. Grandeur.
  • scale n. Écaille.
  • scale n. (Musique) 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, defined 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, defined in Portuguese —
  • scale s. Escala.
  • scale s. Escama.
  • scale s. Balança.
— English words, defined in Italian —
  • scale s. Scala, gamma.
  • scale s. Squama, squaglia.
  • scale s. Piatto della bilancia.
  • scale s. (Geografia) (matematica) scala.
— In Italian —
  • scale s. Plurale di scala.
189 English words from 35 English definitions

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18 English words from 35 foreign definitions

Ascender Balance capas certaine con down Escalader gamma Grandeur Musique scala scale scale␣down scale␣up Schaal Squama Varier Waage

1 foreign word from 35 English definitions


36 foreign words from 35 foreign definitions

Ablagerung Agrandir Anzeige Balança bilancia Cubrir della Écaille Écailler échelle Échelonner élargir escala Escalar Escama escamas Fischschuppe Gamme Geografia Géométrie Größenordnung Intransitif matematica Modificar Piatto Plurale redimensionner Réduire rééchelonner representación Schuppe selon squaglia Tonleiter una une

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

scaled scaler scales Scales scaley scalena scalene scaleni Scalera scalers scalest scaleth scaleup scale␣up scaleys scalebar scale␣bar scaled␣up scaleful scalelet scaleman scalemen scalemic scalenes scalenon scalenum scalenus scale␣off scaleout scale␣out scalepan Scaleras scalesia scales␣up Scaletta scaleups scaleable scaleback scale␣back scalebars scale␣bars scalebeam scale␣cube scaled␣out scaledown scale␣down scalefish scalefree scalefuls Scale␣Hall +77 words

164 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 rescaler rescales unscaled unscales upscaled upscaler upscales bigscales descalers Escaleras lac␣scales log␣scaler logscales Mescalero nonscaled payscales prescaled prescaler prescales rascaless rescalers subscales upscalers autoscaled autoscaler autoscales blue␣scales downscaled downscaler downscales escalefter fishscales fish-scales fish␣scales grayscaled grayscales greyscaled greyscales gyroscales hairscales high␣scaler leaf-scales limescaled +114 words

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

N␣scale at␣scale descale enscale HO␣scale rescale to-scale to␣scale unscale upscale bigscale exascale lac␣scale logscale midscale payscale prescale Seascale subscale webscale antiscale autoscale blue␣scale downscale felt␣scale fishscale fish-scale fish␣scale fullscale full-scale Garn␣scale grayscale gray-scale greyscale gyroscale hairscale iron␣scale leaf-scale limescale long␣scale masoscale megascale mega-scale mesoscale miniscale misoscale Mohs␣scale mososcale musoscale nanoscale +135 words

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

ale Ale cal Cal cal. Cal. cale SCA

15 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 LAcs

9 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

acles alecs Caels Celas claes -clase laces Salce selca

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

accels Ackles acoels Alsace ancles cables Cables cadels Cadles Caelus Cagles calces Calebs Calers calesa Calise calves calxes camels Camels capels Capels caples carles cashel Cashel Casler Cassel Castel castle Castle caules cavels Celias Cellas CELTAs censal chelas Ciesla clades clakes clapes Clares Clasen clause Clause claves clayes cleans clears +43 words

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

aces Aces ACEs acle Acle ACLs ACLS aels aesc æsc ALCS alec Alec ALEC ales Ales ASCE ASLC ASLE Cael cale cals Cals case Case CASE Ceas CEAs Cela cels CELs clas ECAs ELAs ELAS ELCS Elsa esca ESCA lace lacs Lacs LAcs LAEs LαEs lase LCAs leas LEAs LECs sale Sale Salé SCEA seal Seal SEAL SECA sela 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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