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SCALING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scaling mean? 

SCALING (noun)
  The noun SCALING has 3 senses:

1. the act of arranging in a graduated series
2. act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale
3. ascent by or as if by a ladder

  Familiarity information: SCALING used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCALING (noun)


Sense 1scaling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of arranging in a graduated series

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

grading; scaling

Hypernyms ("scaling" is a kind of...):

order; ordering (the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement)


Sense 2scaling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("scaling" is a kind of...):

measure; measurement; measuring; mensuration (the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scaling"):

scalage (the act of scaling in weight or quantity or dimension)


Sense 3scaling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ascent by or as if by a ladder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("scaling" is a kind of...):

climb; mount (the act of climbing something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scaling"):

escalade (an act of scaling by the use of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification))


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