an assessed percentage deduction, as in weight or price, granted in dealings with goods that are likely to shrink, leak, or otherwise vary in the amount or weight originally stated.
the amount of lumber estimated to be contained in a log being scaled.
(US) a percentage deducted from the price of goods liable to shrink or leak
(forestry, US & Canadian) the estimated amount of usable timber in a log
noun, Archaic. 1. escalade. noun (pl) -lades, -lados 1. short for escalade
[Italian skah-lah kawr-daw-nah-tah] /Italian ˈskɑ lɑ ˌkɔr dɔˈnɑ tɑ/ noun, plural scale cordonate [Italian skah-le kawr-daw-nah-te] /Italian ˈskɑ lɛ ˌkɔr dɔˈnɑ tɛ/ (Show IPA) 1. a ramp having the form of broad, slightly inclined steps.
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 vector graphics
graphics, World-Wide Web A W3C standard for vector graphics, based on XML. (http://w3.org/Graphics/SVG/). (2001-02-06)