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scale 1

British English: /skeɪl/
American English: /skeɪl/

noun

transitive verb

  • 2 (in kettle, pipes)
    togliere il calcare a

Idioms

the scales fell from my eyes

d'un tratto capii la verità

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scale 2
British English: /skeɪl/
American English: /skeɪl/

noun

also: scales plural noun

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scale 3
British English: /skeɪl/
American English: /skeɪl/

noun

  • 1 (extent)
    (of crisis, disaster, success, defeat, violence, development, recession) dimensioni (feminine plural) , ampiezza (feminine) (of di)
    (of reform, task, activity, operation) portata (feminine) (of di)
    (of support, change) ampiezza (feminine) (of di)
    on a large scale
    su vasta scala
    on a small scale
    in piccole proporzioni
    on an unexpected, a modest scale
    di dimensioni inaspettate, modeste
  • 2 (grading system) pay scale, salary scale
    scala retributiva, delle retribuzioni
    scale of values at the other end of the scale
    all'altra estremità della scala
    on a scale of 1 to 10
    in una scala da 1 a 10
  • 3 (for maps, models) on a scale of 2 km to 1 cm
    su scala di 1 cm per 2 km
    the model is out of o not to scale
    il modello non è in scala
  • 5 (Music) to play, sing a scale
    fare una scala
    the scale of G
    la scala di sol maggiore

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

scale back

diminuire (progressivamente) (expenditure, import etc.)

scale down:

scale [something] down, scale down [something] 1.1 (reduce according to scale)
ridurre la scala di (drawing, map)
1.2 [figurative] (reduce)
diminuire (progressivamente) (expenditure, import, involvement, activity)

scale up:

scale [something] up, scale up [something] 1.1
aumentare la scala di (drawing, map)
1.2 [figurative]
aumentare (activity, work)

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