sca·​lo·​gram ˈskā-lə-ˌgram How to pronounce scalogram (audio)
: an arrangement of items (such as problems on a test or features of speech) in ascending order so that the presence or accomplishment of an item at one level implies the presence of or the capability to accomplish items at all lower levels

Word History


scale entry 5 + -o- + -gram

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scalogram was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Scalogram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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