Definition of rescale in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈskāl/


[with object]
Alter the scale of (something), typically to make it smaller or simpler: a report to the State EducationDepartment urging that all the science exams be rescaled
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  • Not only is that animated title GIF an irritation but too many of the front-page images are crudely rescaled so that their aspect ratio is all distorted.
  • The ratings were rescaled to scales ranging from 0 to 10 to provide for a more adequate comparison by dividing the raw scores by the number of items and multiplying this quotient by 10.
  • At each step of the algorithm, one should rescale constructed arrays to prevent numerical underflow.

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Syllabification: re·scale

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