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scala sca·la (skā’lə)
n. pl. sca·lae (-lē)
Any of the spiral cavities of the cochlea winding around the modiolus of the ear.


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    noun 1. the ability of something, esp a computer system, to adapt to increased demands How well a solution to some problem will work when the size of the problem increases. For example, a central server of some kind with ten clients may perform adequately but with a thousand clients it might fail to meet […]

  • Scalable

    adjective 1. capable of being scaled: the scalable slope of a mountain. adjective 1. capable of being scaled or climbed 2. (computing) (of a network) able to be expanded to cope with increased use

  • Scalable coherent interface

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  • Scalable processor architecture

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