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  • v. To remove scale from the surface of a metal, especially from the inner surfaces of boilers etc.
  • v. To remove the scales from a fish etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. to remove the scales from; -- e.g. of fish, or water boilers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove the scales from

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Examples

  • Nineth, there is no "descale" setting on this machine.

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  • The Little Plumber helps descale your existing system, leaving your water softer and kinder on the skin and hair.

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  • The processes I was quoting, that the U. S quarter like having affiliates meeting at all these is just the result of disintegration and the way in which we are learning how to descale.

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  • With the mechanics of the DTC-975's thermal carafe lid being more complex than the glass carafe variety, it may be helpful to descale the lid to keep the ball bearings from becoming entrapped.

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  • But i've tonnes of the descale kit which i bought back last time ..

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  • It seems to be tolerant of limescale as well - we're in a medium-hard water area but I haven't had to descale it after nearly two years of use.

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  • I've even been known to descale the bathtub when company isn't coming.

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  • And thus I don't think I'd have a problem with fishing and seafood; to this date (save for one very ill-fated incident with a lobster), I haven't had a problem so far; the only problem I'd run into is knowing how to clean and descale and filet the fish, because my Dad always did that part.

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