scale

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scale,
UK: scales
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (weighing device)balança sf
  (música)escala sf
  fazer raspagem vt + sf
 The boxer stepped onto the scale.
 O boxeador subiu na balança.
 Ao tocar essa música, deve-se usar a escala normal.
 O dentista fez uma raspagem nos dentes do paciente.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. usu pl (fish, snake: skin plaque) (peixe, cobra)escama sf
 Most fish are covered in scales.
 A maior parte dos peixes está coberta por escamas.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (size ratio) (relação de medida)escala sf
 The map is drawn on a thousand to one scale.
 Esse mapa é desenhado em escala de mil para um.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (system of measurement) (sistema de medida)escala sf
 Please rate the class on a scale of one to ten.
 Por favor, avalie a aula em uma escala de um a dez.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (size, dimension) (magnitude)escala sf
 The dam project was conceived on a grand scale.
 O projeto da represa foi concebido em grande escala.
scale [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (climb: fence, mountain) (subir)escalar vt
 The boys scaled the fence.
 Os garotos escalaram a cerca.
scale [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (adjust dimensions) (ajustar o tamanho)escalar vt
 He scaled the model to one tenth of the final size.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (map: distance line) (em mapa)escala sf
 The scale was shown at the bottom of the map.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sequence of musical notes) (música)escala sf
 The pianist played scales to warm up.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flake of skin)crosta sf
  caspa sf
 There were scales of dandruff on the shirt.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flake)crosta sf
 There were scales of rust on the pipe.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (layer of calcium in kettles, etc.)camada sf
 The inside of the pot was covered with a calcium scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (build-up on teeth)tártaro sm
 The molars were covered with plaque scale.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bract) (folha rudimentar)bráctea sf
 The scale is often found just below a plant's flower.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (armour: metal plate)camada sf
 The soldier's armour was made up of many small scales of bronze.
scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pan of a weighing device)balança sf
 The jeweller put gold on the scale.
scale n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (reflecting a certain scale) (refletindo determinada escala ou peso)pesar vt
 We looked at scale drawings of the new building.
the scales nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." rare (sign of the zodiac: Libra)balança sf
 Jim's astrological sign is the scales.
scale viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (snake: shed skin plaques)trocar a pele expres v
  descamar-se vp
 The snake is ready to scale.
scale viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become encrusted) (depósito calcário)oxidar-se vp
  encrostar vt
 The taps became scaled.
 Os canos estão encrostados.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(remove scales from: a fish) (tirar as escamas)escamar vt
 The fisherman scaled the fish he caught.
scale vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove plaque from: teeth)remover tártaro expres v
 The dentist scaled the patient's teeth.
scale,
scale [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(form scale on)oxidar vt
 Calcium scaled the bathtub.
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chromatic scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: scale with semitone intervals) (música)escala cromática loc sf
 Eastern music differs from Western music in the tonal qualities of the chromatic scales.
full scale ,
full-scale
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(life size) (tamanho)escala natural loc sf
  tamanho natural loc sm
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adjective before a noun
full scale ,
full-scale
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(complete, using all resources) (completo, usando todos os recursos)de escala natural loc adj
gray-scale sonography,
UK: grey-scale sonography
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (black-and-white ultrasound imaging) (imagem de ultrassom em preto e branco)ultrassonografia sf
  ultrassonografia monocromática loc sf
great scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large dimensions)grande escala loc sf
great scale,
on a
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(far reaching, extensively) (em alto grau)em grande escala loc adv
 Operations are being conducted on a great scale in order to track down the flight recorder in the aftermath of last week's plane crash.
on a scale of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ranging from)numa escala de
 On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd give this book an 8.
on a small scale advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in miniature) (em miniatura)em pequena escala loc adv
 The model showed New York City on a small scale.
on a small scale advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not extensively) (não muito)em pequena escala loc adv
 He started selling watches on a small scale, then increased his business.
platform scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large weighing apparatus) (para grandes pesos)balança sf
 He drove his truck onto the platform scale so the load on the axles could be checked.
postal scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (instrument for weighing mail) (instrumento para pesar encomendas)balança postal loc sf
  balança sf
scale back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (reduce, downsize) (reduzir)reduzir vt
  diminuir vt
 The company has to scale back in order to continue in business.
scale [sth] down,
scale down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(reduce, downsize)reduzir vt
  diminuir vt
scale drawing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illustration made in proportion)desenho em escala sm
 Henrietta made a scale drawing of her garden. The artist began with a scale drawing of the planned mural.
scale up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (increase, upsize) (aumentar)aumentar vt
  ampliar vt
scale up [sth],
scale [sth] up
vtr + adv
(increase in size)aumentar vt
  ampliar vt
to scale advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in correct proportion, at actual size) (em proporção correta, em tamanho real)no tamanho real loc adv
  na escala loc sf
wage scale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (salary range) (padrão salarial)padrão salarial sm
  (informal)padrão de ganho sm
  nível salarial sm
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