scale model

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of scale model

:a small but exact copy
  • a scale model of a ship

Word by Word Definitions

scale play
  1. : either pan or tray of a balance

  2. : a beam that is supported freely in the center and has two pans of equal weight suspended from its ends

  3. : an instrument or machine for weighing

  1. : to weigh in scales

  2. : to have a specified weight on scales

  1. : a small, flattened, rigid, and definitely circumscribed plate forming part of the external body covering especially of a fish

  2. : a small thin plate suggesting a fish scale

  3. : the scaly covering of a scaled animal

  1. : to remove the scale or scales from (as by scraping)

  2. : to take off in thin layers or scales

  3. : to throw (something, such as a thin, flat stone) so that the edge cuts the air or so that it skips on water : skim

  1. : to attack with or take by means of scaling ladders

  2. : to climb up or reach by means of a ladder

  3. : to reach the highest point of : surmount

  1. : ladder

  2. : a means of ascent

  3. : a graduated series of musical tones ascending or descending in order of pitch according to a specified scheme of their intervals

  1. : escalade

  2. : an estimate of the amount of sound lumber in logs or standing timber

model play
  1. : a set of plans for a building

  2. : copy, image

  3. : structural design

  1. : to plan or form after a pattern : shape

  2. : to make into an organization (such as an army, government, or parish)

  3. : to shape or fashion in a plastic material

  1. : serving as or capable of serving as a pattern

  2. : being a usually miniature representation of something


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