Definition of scale the heights of
- She scaled the heights of Mount Everest.
- He scaled the heights of the publishing industry.
: either pan or tray of a balance
: a beam that is supported freely in the center and has two pans of equal weight suspended from its ends
: an instrument or machine for weighing
: to weigh in scales
: to have a specified weight on scales
: a small, flattened, rigid, and definitely circumscribed plate forming part of the external body covering especially of a fish
: a small thin plate suggesting a fish scale
: to remove the scale or scales from (as by scraping)
: to take off in thin layers or scales
: to throw (something, such as a thin, flat stone) so that the edge cuts the air or so that it skips on water : skim
: to attack with or take by means of scaling ladders
: to climb up or reach by means of a ladder
: to reach the highest point of : surmount
: a means of ascent
: a graduated series of musical tones ascending or descending in order of pitch according to a specified scheme of their intervals
: an estimate of the amount of sound lumber in logs or standing timber
: the part that rises or extends upward the greatest distance : the highest part : summit
: the most advanced or extreme point of something : zenith
: the distance from the bottom to the top of someone or something standing upright
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