Sentence examples for scale from high-quality English sources.

  • Central to the scale system…

  • Earthquakes are now measured using the Moment Magnitude Scale (or simply Magnitude scale ).

  • The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale.

  • Emerging from discussions within the Small-scale Forestry group of The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Small-scale Forestry was founded in 2002 as Small-scale Forest Economics, Management and Policy.

Use scale in a sentence.

  • Most smaller scale map series are prepared from large-scale maps as described above.

  • Moving off from the scale without making a selection returns the scale to your last selected rating.

  • We don’t know the final scale but if there is potentially 43 unavoidable deaths, that is a big-scale problem.”

  • See Chinese wax; cottony-cushion scale; ground pearl; oystershell scale; San Jose scale; scurfy scale.

  • We had a beautiful long read on how small-scale farmers in the UK are learning new ways to survive in an age of industrial-scale competition.

  • Pentatonic scale, also called five-note scale or five-tone scale, musical scale containing five different tones.

  • Heptatonic scale, also called Seven-note Scale, or Seven-tone Scale, musical scale made up of seven different tones.

  • An interval scale has equal units and an arbitrarily assigned zero point; one such scale, for example, is the Fahrenheit temperature scale.

scale sentence examples

  • In certain fields of engineering, another absolute temperature scale, the Rankine scale (see William Rankine), is preferred over the Kelvin scale.

  • The Kelvin (K) scale, an absolute temperature scale (obtained by shifting the Celsius scale by −273.15° so that absolute zero coincides with 0 K), is recognized as the international standard for scientific temperature measurement.

  • The Richter scale is not very accurate in measuring these larger earthquakes and today scientists use the Moment Magnitude Scale which uses the same logarithmic scale but which more accurately measures the strength of larger earthquakes.

  • Although modern scientific practice has replaced the original Richter scale with other, more-accurate scales, the Richter scale is still often mentioned erroneously in news reports of earthquake severity as the catch-all name for the logarithmic scale upon which earthquakes are measured.


  • verb stative

    - measure by or as if by a scale

    Example: This bike scales only 25 pounds

  • noun relation

    - an ordered reference standard

    Example: judging on a scale of 1 to 10

  • verb creation

    - pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

  • noun relation

    - relative magnitude

    Example: they entertained on a grand scale

  • verb possession

    - take by attacking with scaling ladders

    Example: The troops scaled the walls of the fort

  • noun relation

    - the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it

    Example: the scale of the map

  • verb motion

    - reach the highest point of

    Example: We scaled the Mont Blanc

  • noun plant

    - a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

  • noun object

    - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

  • verb motion

    - climb up by means of a ladder

  • noun communication

    - (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

  • verb contact

    - remove the scales from

    Example: scale fish

  • verb change

    - measure with or as if with scales

    Example: scale the gold

  • noun artifact

    - a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass

  • noun artifact

    - an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

  • verb change

    - size or measure according to a scale

    Example: This model must be scaled down

  • noun artifact

    - a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

  • noun animal

    - a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

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Use scale in a sentence

On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for scale. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 13 sentence examples for scale from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 3 sentence examples for scale from BBC
  • 3 sentence examples for scale from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for scale from Springer Science Journals
    There are 12 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is ordered series
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is graduated table
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is scale of measurement
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is surmount
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is scale leaf
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is scurf
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is exfoliation
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is musical scale
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is descale
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is weighing machine
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is plate
  • • Relevant word or phrase for scale is shell

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