a reduction in size, quantity, or activity according to a fixed scale or proportion:
a scaledown of military expenditures.
noun 1. a very thin board, as for the back of a picture. 2. Printing. a thin strip of wood used in justifying. 3. a thin sheet of wood used as veneer. noun 1. a very thin piece of board, used for backing a picture, as a veneer, etc
noun 1. a reduction in size, quantity, or activity according to a fixed scale or proportion: a scaledown of military expenditures.
noun 1. a succession or progression of steps or degrees; graduated series: the scale of taxation; the social scale. 2. a series of marks laid down at determinate distances, as along a line, for purposes of measurement or computation: the scale of a thermometer. 3. a graduated line, as on a map, representing proportionate size. […]
- Scale drawing
noun a drawing with dimensions at a specific ratio relative to the actual size of the object drawn Examples This activity will teach you how to make a 1:2 scale drawing. Word Origin 1856