scalage

noun

scal·​age
ˈskālij,
-lēj
plural -s
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
: the act of scaling in weight, quantity, or dimensions
3
: the amount that logs or timber scale

Word History

Etymology

scale entry 7 + -age

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“Scalage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalage. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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