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Pronunciation of Scale  


English Meaning

The dish of a balance; hence, the balance itself; an instrument or machine for weighing; as, to turn the scale; -- chiefly used in the plural when applied to the whole instrument or apparatus for weighing. Also used figuratively.

  1. One of the many small platelike dermal or epidermal structures that characteristically form the external covering of fishes, reptiles, and certain mammals.
  2. A similar part, such as one of the minute structures overlapping to form the covering on the wings of butterflies and moths.
  3. Pathology A dry thin flake of epidermis shed from the skin.
  4. A small thin piece.
  5. Botany A small, thin, usually dry, often appressed plant structure, such as any of the protective leaves that cover a tree bud or the bract that subtends a flower in a sedge spikelet.
  6. A scale insect.
  7. A plant disease or infestation caused by scale insects.
  8. A flaky oxide film formed on a metal, as on iron, that has been heated to high temperatures.
  9. A flake of rust.
  10. A hard mineral coating that forms on the inside surface of boilers, kettles, and other containers in which water is repeatedly heated.
  11. To clear or strip of scale or scales: Scale and clean the fish.
  12. To remove in layers or scales: scaled off the old paint.
  13. To cover with scales; encrust.
  14. To throw (a thin flat object) so that it soars through the air or skips along the surface of water.
  15. Dentistry To remove (tartar) from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.
  16. Australian To cheat; swindle.
  17. Australian To ride on (a tram or train, for example) without paying the fare.
  18. To come off in scales or layers; flake.
  19. To become encrusted.
  20. A system of ordered marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement: a ruler with scales in inches and centimeters.
  21. An instrument or device bearing such marks.
  22. A standard of measurement or judgment; a criterion.
  23. A proportion used in determining the dimensional relationship of a representation to that which it represents: a world map with a scale of 1:4,560,000.
  24. A calibrated line, as on a map or an architectural plan, indicating such a proportion.
  25. Proper proportion: a house that seemed out of scale with its surroundings.
  26. A progressive classification, as of size, amount, importance, or rank: judging divers' performances on a scale of 1 to 10.
  27. A relative level or degree: entertained on a lavish scale.
  28. A minimum wage fixed by contract: musicians playing a benefit concert for scale.
  29. Mathematics A system of notation in which the values of numerical expressions are determined by their places relative to the chosen base of the system: the decimal scale.
  30. Music An ascending or descending collection of pitches proceeding by a specified scheme of intervals.
  31. To climb up or over; ascend: scaled the peak.
  32. To make in accord with a particular proportion or scale: Scale the model to be one tenth of actual size.
  33. To alter according to a standard or by degrees; adjust in calculated amounts: scaled down their demands; scaled back the scheduled pay increase.
  34. To estimate or measure the quantity of lumber in (logs or uncut trees).
  35. To climb; ascend.
  36. To rise in steps or stages.
  37. An instrument or machine for weighing. Often used in the plural.
  38. Either of the pans, trays, or dishes of a balance.
  39. To weigh with scales.
  40. To have a given weight, as determined by a scale: cargo that scales 14 metric tons.

Malayalam Meaning

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× തുലാംരാശി - Thulaamraashi | Thulamrashi
× കറ - Kara
× നിഷ്‌പക്ഷമായി വിധി കൽപിക്കുക - Nishpakshamaayi Vidhi Kalpikkuka | Nishpakshamayi Vidhi Kalpikkuka
× നിഷ്‌പക്ഷവിധികർത്താവായിരിക്കുക - Nishpakshavidhikarththaavaayirikkuka | Nishpakshavidhikarthavayirikkuka
× ത്രാസിന്‍റെ തട്ട് - Thraasin‍re Thattu | Thrasin‍re Thattu
× പത്രപാളി - Pathrapaali | Pathrapali
× മത്സരത്തിലോ വാദപ്രതിവാദത്തിലോ ഘടകമായിരിക്കുക - Mathsaraththilo Vaadhaprathivaadhaththilo Ghadakamaayirikkuka | Mathsarathilo Vadhaprathivadhathilo Ghadakamayirikkuka
× തുലാസ് - Thulaasu | Thulasu
× അനുപാതം - Anupaatham | Anupatham
× ആവരണം - Aavaranam | avaranam
× സ്വരഗ്രാമം - Svaragraamam | swaragramam
× തുലാസ്‌ - Thulaasu | Thulasu
× സാധാരണ തുലാസ്‌ - Saadhaarana Thulaasu | Sadharana Thulasu
× നേര്‍ത്ത പൊറ്റ - Ner‍ththa Potta | Ner‍tha Potta
× ചെതുമ്പൽ നീക്കി വൃത്തിയാക്കുക - Chethumpal Neekki Vruththiyaakkuka | Chethumpal Neekki Vruthiyakkuka
× ചെതുമ്പല്‍ നീക്കി വൃത്തിയാക്കുക - Chethumpal‍ Neekki Vruththiyaakkuka | Chethumpal‍ Neekki Vruthiyakkuka
× മാപനി - Maapani | Mapani
× മാനദണ്‌ഡം - Maanadhandam | Manadhandam
× സ്വരക്രമം - Svarakramam | swarakramam
× ഇതള്‍ - Ithal‍
× ത്രാസിന്റെ തട്ട്‌ - Thraasinte Thattu | Thrasinte Thattu
× വിസ്‌താരം - Visthaaram | Vistharam
× തുലാത്തട്ടുകൾ - Thulaaththattukal | Thulathattukal
× തോത്‌ - Thothu
× മാപകം - Maapakam | Mapakam
× സംഖ്യാസംവിധാനത്തിന്റെ ആനുപാതികരീതിയിലുള്ള അടിസ്ഥാനം - Samkhyaasamvidhaanaththinte Aanupaathikareethiyilulla Adisthaanam | Samkhyasamvidhanathinte anupathikareethiyilulla Adisthanam
× ഇതൾ - Ithal
× ചൂളികളയുക - Choolikalayuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Leviticus 13:37

But if the scale appears to be at a standstill, and there is black hair grown up in it, the scale has healed. He is clean, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

എന്നാൽ പുറ്റു കണ്ട നിലയിൽ തന്നേ നിലക്കുന്നതായും അതിൽ കറുത്ത രോമം മുളെച്ചതായും കണ്ടാൽ പുറ്റു സൌഖ്യമായി; അവൻ ശുദ്ധിയുള്ളവൻ ; പുരോഹിതൻ അവനെ ശുദ്ധിയുള്ളവനെന്നു വിധിക്കേണം.

Leviticus 13:36

then the priest shall examine him; and indeed if the scale has spread over the skin, the priest need not seek for yellow hair. He is unclean.

പുരോഹിതൻ അവനെ നോക്കേണം; പുറ്റു ത്വക്കിന്മേൽ പരന്നിരുന്നാൽ പുരോഹിതൻ പൊൻ നിറമുള്ള രോമം അന്വേഷിക്കേണ്ടാ; അവൻ അശുദ്ധൻ തന്നേ.

Leviticus 13:31

But if the priest examines the scaly sore, and indeed it does not appear deeper than the skin, and there is no black hair in it, then the priest shall isolate the one who has the scale seven days.

പുരോഹിതൻ പുറ്റിന്റെ വടുവിനെ നോക്കുമ്പോൾ അതു ത്വക്കിനെക്കാൾ കുഴിഞ്ഞിരിക്കാതെയും അതിൽ കറുത്ത രോമം ഇല്ലാതെയും കണ്ടാൽ പുരോഹിതൻ പുറ്റുവടുവുള്ളവനെ ഏഴു ദിവസത്തേക്കു അകത്താക്കി അടെക്കേണം.


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