scale the heights of

Definition of scale the heights of

  1. :  to climb to the top of (something) She scaled the heights of Mount Everest. —sometimes used figuratively with respect to a very high position He scaled the heights of the publishing industry.

Word by Word Definitions

scaleplay
  1. :  either pan or tray of a balance

    :  an instrument or machine for weighing

  1. :  to weigh in scales

    :  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

    :  a small thin plate suggesting a fish scale

    :  the scaly covering of a scaled animal

  1. :  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

  1. :  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

  1. :  ladder

    :  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

  1. :  escalade

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

heightplay heights
  1. :  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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