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  • 1 SCALE-UP — is a learning environment specifically created to facilitate active, collaborative learning in a studio like setting. Some people think the rooms look more like restaurants than classrooms [ J. Gaffney, E. Richards, M.B. Kustusch, L. Ding, and R …

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  • 2 scale — scale1 [skāl] n. [ME < LL scala (in Vulg., Jacob s ladder) < L, usually as pl., scalae, flight of stairs, ladder < * scandsla < scandere, to climb: see DESCEND] 1. Obs. a) a ladder or flight of stairs b) any means of ascent 2 …

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  • 3 Scale — Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps rather… …

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  • 4 scale — Ⅰ. scale [1] ► NOUN 1) each of the small overlapping plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles. 2) a thick dry flake of skin. 3) a white deposit formed in a kettle, boiler, etc. by the evaporation of water containing lime. 4) tartar formed… …

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  • 5 Scale — Scale, n. [L. scalae, pl., scala staircase, ladder; akin to scandere to climb. See {Scan}; cf. {Escalade}.] 1. A ladder; a series of steps; a means of ascending. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, anything graduated, especially when employed as a… …

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  • 6 Scale — (sk[=a]l), n. [AS. sc[=a]le; perhaps influenced by the kindred Icel. sk[=a]l balance, dish, akin also to D. schaal a scale, bowl, shell, G. schale, OHG. sc[=a]la, Dan. skaal drinking cup, bowl, dish, and perh. to E. scale of a fish. Cf. {Scale}… …

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  • 7 Scale — Scale, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scaled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scaling}.] To weigh or measure according to a scale; to measure; also, to grade or vary according to a scale or system. [1913 Webster] Scaling his present bearing with his past. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 8 Scale — Scale, v. t. 1. To strip or clear of scale or scales; as, to scale a fish; to scale the inside of a boiler. [1913 Webster] 2. To take off in thin layers or scales, as tartar from the teeth; to pare off, as a surface. If all the mountains were… …

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  • 9 Scale — Scale, v. t. [Cf. It. scalare, fr. L. scalae, scala. See {Scale} a ladder.] To climb by a ladder, or as if by a ladder; to ascend by steps or by climbing; to clamber up; as, to scale the wall of a fort. [1913 Webster] Oft have I scaled the craggy …

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  • 10 Scale-up —   [skeɪl ʌp, englisch] das, , Bezeichnung für die Maßstabsvergrößerung bei Anlagen der Verfahrenstechnik. Nach der häufig angewandten Ähnlichkeitstheorie werden bei der Übertragung von Laborergebnissen in den großtechnischen Maßstab möglichst… …

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  • 11 scale — [n1] graduated system calibration, computation, degrees, extent, gamut, gradation, hierarchy, ladder, order, pecking order*, progression, proportion, range, ranking, rate, ratio, reach, register, rule, scope, sequence, series, spectrum, spread,… …

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  • 12 Scale — Scale, v. i. 1. To separate and come off in thin layers or lamin[ae]; as, some sandstone scales by exposure. [1913 Webster] Those that cast their shell are the lobster and crab; the old skins are found, but the old shells never; so it is likely… …

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  • 13 Scale up — Scale up, Scale up, or scaleup may refer to: *Scalability, the ability to function with different amounts of required work, or to be readily adjusted to do soSee also: *SCALE UP, a type classroom layout and learning environment …

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  • 14 scale — n: a set of graduated wage rates; also: a wage consistent with such rates compare minimum wage Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. scale …

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  • 15 Scale-up — [skeil ʌp] das; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. scale up zu (to) scale up »(nach Maßstab) vergrößern«> Übertragung von Laborergebnissen auf großtechnischen Maßstab in der Verfahrenstechnik …

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  • 16 Scale — Scale, v. i. To lead up by steps; to ascend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Satan from hence, now on the lower stair, That scaled by steps of gold to heaven gate, Looks down with wonder. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Scale — Scale. См. Окалина. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 18 Scale [1] — Scale, die italienische Bezeichnung der Hauptstädte der Levante, s.d. 3) …

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  • 19 Scale [2] — Scale (v. lat.), so v.w. Scala …

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  • 20 Scale up — [skeɪl ʌp; engl. = im Maßstab vergrößern], das; : ↑ Verfahrenstechnik …

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