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in scale

Definition of in scale in English:

(Of a drawing or model) in proportion to the surroundings.
Example sentences
  • I have had people tag me back, but generally they've retaliated in miniature - in scale.
  • The maps are bigger in relation to the troops, but at the same time the walls and towers are larger and more in scale to the troop size.
  • From my vantage point, the cranes working away on the mounds resembled Matchbox cars in scale to the piles.
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