Business / Agriculture / Scaling: A method by which Forest Service personnel, or an independent third-party to measures the volume of timber actually removed as a result of a timber sale. Scaled sales are a timber sales that use scaling for billing purchasers at the stumpage price for the timber cut.

Multi Dimensional Scaling

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Multi Dimensional Scaling: The process of taking shapshots of documents in a database to discover topical clusters through the use of latent semantic indexing. Multi dimensional scaling is more efficient than singular vector de MORE

Subgingival Scaling

Health / Dentistry / Subgingival Scaling: The removal of calculus and plaque found on the tooth below the gum line. MORE

Supra Gingival Scaling

Health / Dentistry / Supra Gingival Scaling: The removal of calculus and plaque found on the tooth above the gum line. MORE

Brake Horsepower (BHP)

Technology / Motorcycle / Brake Horsepower (BHP): The measure of an engine’s horsepower without the loss in power caused by the gearbox, generator, differential, water pump, and other auxiliary components. Horsepower delivered to the rear wheel of MORE


Health / Dentistry / Prophylaxis: The scaling and polishing procedure performed to remove calculus, plaque, and stains from the crowns of the teeth. MORE


Health / Dentistry / Curettage: A deep scaling of that portion of the tooth below the gum line. Purpose is to remove calculus and infected gum tissue. MORE