Synoptic Scale

Science / Weather / Synoptic Scale: The size of migratory high and low pressure systems in the lower troposphere that cover a horizontal area of several hundred miles or more.

Other Words for Scale

Scale Noun Synonyms: coating, encrustation or incrustation, crust, overlay, layer, cake, caking, tartar, plaque
Scale Adverb Synonyms: flake, imbrication, scurf, dandruff, squama, plate, scute or scutum, lamina, lamella
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Pentatonic Scale

Entertainment / Music / Pentatonic Scale: Five-note pattern used in some African, Far Eastern and Native American musics: can also be found in Western music as an example of exoticism. MORE

Ph Scale

Entertainment / Photography / Ph Scale: Numerical system running from 0-14 and used to express the alkalinity or acidity of a chemical solution. 7 is neutral. Solutions with a lower ph value are increasingly acidic, and those with a higher MORE

Phi Scale

Science / Marine Biology / Phi Scale: Scale used for measuring the grain size of sediments. = -log2 (grain diameter) MORE

Relative Value Scale (RVS)

Health / Health Insurance / Relative Value Scale (RVS): A method used by MCOs of determining provider reimbursement that assigns a weighted value to each medical procedure or service. To determine the amount the MCO will pay to the physician, the weighted MORE

Offering Scale

Business / Finance / Offering Scale: The range of prices offered by the underwriter of a serial bond issue with different maturities. MORE

Mohs Scale Of Hardness

Science / Geology / Mohs Scale Of Hardness: An empirical, ascending scale of mineral hardness with talc as 1, gypsum 2, calcite 3, fluorite 4, apatite 5, orthoclase 6, quartz 7, topaz 8, corundum 9, and diamond 10. MORE

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