from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An electronic circuit that records the aggregate of a specific number of signals that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An electronic circuit that aggregates many signals into one.
- n. An electronic or computer system that adjusts the size of a signal or graphic to fit on a screen etc.
- n. One who scales.
- n. A tool or device for scaling fish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, scales; specifically, a dentist's instrument for removing tartar from the teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who scales fish; distinctively, a person in the act of scaling, or who makes a business of it: used specifically of the scaling of menhaden.
- n. An instrument resembling a currycomb and usually made of tin, used for removing scales from fish.
- n. An instrument used by dentists in removing tartar from the teeth.
- n. One who scales or measures logs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electronic pulse counter used to count pulses that occur too rapidly to be recorded individually
From scale2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)