scalage

noun scal·age \ˈskālij, -lēj\

Definition of scalage

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  an allowance or percentage by which something (as listed weights, bulks, or prices of goods) is scaled down to compensate for loss (as by shrinkage or abrasion)

  2. 2 :  the act of scaling in weight, quantity, or dimensions

  3. 3 :  the amount that logs or timber scale

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Origin and Etymology of scalage

7scale + -age


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