from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To increase the size of something whilst maintaining proportion
  • v. To change a process in order to allow for greater quantities

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

  • v. increase proportionally


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Together, they watched as the carvers working on the flowing robes checked their work with calipers against the statue Richard had carved and the reference points from wooden braces used to scale up the work.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Cooper ran the scale up to 1500X magnification and adjusted dials until one of the hairs was centered in the screen.

    The Coffin Dancer