scalage

noun
scal·​age | \ ˈskālij, -lēj \
plural -s

Definition of scalage

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

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History and Etymology for scalage

scale entry 7 + -age

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“Scalage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalage. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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