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Definition of the noun Scales

What does Scales mean as a name of something?

Scales is the vernacular name of the Coccoidea, a superfamily of Sternorrhyncha.

Alternative definition of the noun Scales


  1. A device for weighing goods for sale.


Scales is a fictional character from the TV series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu.


"Scales" is a book by Randolph Healy.


  1. "Scales" is a musical album of LiL JaBBA.
    • released in
  2. "Scales" is a musical album of Mike Grosshandler.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  3. "Scales" is a musical EP of Benedict Moleta.
    • released in (13 years ago)


  1. Scales: A list of the scales present on the rule.
  2. Scales is a family name.

Phrases with Scales

Phrase starting with the word Scales:

  1. Scales Fischeri

Phrases ending with the word Scales:

  1. Pit Scales
  2. Wax Scales
  3. Soft Scales
  4. Genus Scales
  5. Tip the Scales
  6. Aclerdid Scales
  7. Armoured Scales
  8. Tortoise Scales
  9. Cochineal Scales
  10. libra the scales
  11. Eriococcid Scales
  12. To Tip the Scales
  13. False Armoured Scales
  14. Cottony Cushion Scales

Other phrases containing the word Scales:

  1. Tip the Scales at
  2. Species Scales Fischeri

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Scales

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Google previewMechanics of the 21st Century (2006)

Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Warsaw, Poland, 15-21 August 2004 by Witold Gutkowski, Tomasz A. Kowalewski

The projection into coarse scales is a finite dimensional system for the coarse- scale component of the solution, which depends parametrically on the fine-scale component. In the spectral case, in addition to the usual terms involving the ...

Google previewEcological Comparisons of Sedimentary Shores (2001)

by Karsten Reise

suggest that assessing the relative importance of biological and physical processes that influence the mobility of potential colonists over different spatial scales is a critical factor in helping us to scale-up from small manipulative experiments.

Google previewTesting Equipment for Large-capacity Scales for the Use of Weights and Measures Officials (1930)

The testing of scales is a specialized activity, and demands specialized equipment of indisputable ...

Google previewPerfumery (2013)

The psychology and biology of fragrance by Steve Van Toller, George H. Dodd

One problem with psychometric scales is that they introduce a largely subjective element. A method of overcoming this difficulty is the use of psychophysiological responses. Psychophysiology is the study of covert physiological responses that ...

Google previewFlexible Automation in Developing Countries (2003)

The Impact on Scale and Scope and the Implications for Location of Production by Ludovico Alcorta

The third factor behind increased plant scales is the reduction in reject rates and reworking time, due in part to the use of CNC machines but more especially to the adoption of new quality-control techniques. At Piston-rings, the rejection rate ...

Google previewThe Determination of Geophysical Parameters From Space (1996)

Proceedings of the Forty-Third Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics, University of Dundee, August 15-September 3, 1994 by N.E Fancey, I Gardiner, R.A Vaughan

The knowledge of ground surface temperature over large spatial and temporal scales is a necessity for many applications, such as agrometeorology, climatic and environmental studies. The satellite over-pass time ground surface temperature ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

SCALES. SCALES of Fishes: thin plates forming the covering of many fish. They are divided by Agassiz, whose classification is generally adopted, into the placoid, ganoid, ctenoid, and cycloid forms. Placoid scales [from Gr. plaa, broad plate] ...

Google previewQuick Scales Interactive Guitar Scale Dictionary: Free Scale Book Included, Book & CD-ROM (2005)

by Alfred Publishing Staff, Alfred Publishing

Scale Construction Below are the scales and formulas that are contained in this book. Legend: H = half-step, W = whole-step, 3H = 3 half-steps SCALE NAME AND FORMULA SCALE SPELLING *(pure minor a.k.a. aeolian scale) Harmonic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

is compromised, self-rating scales have very little value. Single Domain Scales ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Survey Forms (2nd ed.). Circle Pines, MN: AGS Publishing. tional expression, developing relationships, and developing self -regulatory behaviors. The scales are designed to help develop early intervention ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2005)

by Michel Hersen

As an assessment methodology, behavior rating scales are less direct than behavioral observation or structured behavioral interviewing because they measure perceptions of specified behaviors rather than providing a first-hand measure of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Research Design (2010)

by Neil J. Salkind

There are four scales of measurement, which include nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio scales. The ordinal scale has logically rank-ordered attributes, but the distances between ranked attributes are not equal or are even unknown.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri does not confine its attentions to mealybugs, and also eats soft scales (Coccidae) and armored scales (Diaspididae). Such a catholic diet is normal for a long ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2013)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

Musical scales 91 The octave is taken as the fundamental unit and this is subdivided into a number of smaller parts. Thus in the chromatic scale there are twelve equal semitones so that the ratio of the frequencies of each successive semitone ...

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What tipped the scales was that psychology involved working with rats. (Morrie Schwartz)
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Scrabble value of S1C3A1L1E1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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