platform-scale love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A weighing-machine or balance with a flat scale or platform for the support of the object to be weighed.

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Examples

  • He weighed wagons of wheat on a rough platform-scale, in the cracks of which the kernels sprouted every spring.

    Main Street

  • He weighed wagons of wheat on a rough platform-scale, in the cracks of which the kernels sprouted every spring.

    Main Street

  • Gary Nakamoto's installation, Intake and Output, consists of a chair on a platform-scale in front of a table; whoever sits in the chair is weighed precisely, to a hundredth of a pound.

    Chicago Reader

  • Gary Nakamoto's installation, Intake and Output, consists of a chair on a platform-scale in front of a table; whoever sits in the chair is weighed precisely, to a hundredth of a pound.

    Chicago Reader

  • Gary Nakamoto's installation, Intake and Output, consists of a chair on a platform-scale in front of a table; whoever sits in the chair is weighed precisely, to a hundredth of a pound.

    Chicago Reader

  • Gary Nakamoto's installation, Intake and Output, consists of a chair on a platform-scale in front of a table; whoever sits in the chair is weighed precisely, to a hundredth of a pound.

    Chicago Reader

  • Gary Nakamoto's installation, Intake and Output, consists of a chair on a platform-scale in front of a table; whoever sits in the chair is weighed precisely, to a hundredth of a pound.

    Chicago Reader

  • a rough platform-scale, in the cracks of which the kernels sprouted every spring.

    Main Street

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