Adjective: scaled skeyld
Verb: scale skeyl
- (zoology) having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
- scaly, scaley, squamous
- (used of armour) having overlapping metal plates attached to a leather backing
- Measure by or as if by a scale
"This bike scales only 25 pounds"
- Pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard
- Take by attacking with scaling ladders
"The troops scaled the walls of the fort"
- Reach the highest point of
"We scaled the Mont Blanc";
- Climb up by means of a ladder
- Remove the scales from
- Measure with or as if with scales
"scale the gold"
- Size or measure according to a scale
"This model must be scaled down"
See also: armored [US], armoured [Brit, Cdn]
Type of: arrive at, attain, climb, climb up, gain, go up, hit, make, measure, model, mount, pattern, quantify, quantitate, reach, remove, size, take, take away, withdraw
Encyclopedia: Scaled Scale