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- noun Plural form of
- noun A
devicefor weighing goodsfor sale.
- verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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So much so that hopping on the scales is probably not a good idea at certain times of the month.
Using fissionable material on large scales is crude and inefficient.
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The requirement for dropping the scales from the eyes is humility.
I asked, holding my nose while talking to Tom who was covered in scales, gray and and gleaming.
I don't know if they are cannibals or not as my knowledge of things with scales is limited to episodes of Primeval.
Such dwarf novas will not destroy either star, and may occur irregularly on time scales from a few days to tens of years.
Under all those scales is a Turing collar just like every other robot in these kinds of places.
The understanding of temporal hierarchy and the formation of dynamic aggregates on different time scales is foundational to the study of network dynamics and has relevance in multiple areas ranging from bacterial strain design and metabolic engineering to the understanding of disease processes in humans.
For some people this may be frustrating, as if seeing the author's finger on the scales is cheating.
If the gain scales linearly with the number of people, then the gain from tipping the election times the probability of doing do will grow as the square root of the population size.
bilby commented on the word scales
Weigh me, high wind!
What will your wild scales record?
Profit of pain,
Joy by the weight of a word.
- Leonora Speyer, 'Measure Me, Sky'.
November 1, 2008