subscale

noun sub·scale \ ˈsəb-ˌskāl \
variants: or sub-scale
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subscale

plural subscales or sub-scales
:a scale used to obtain a rating or measurement that contributes to a rating or measurement on a larger scale
  • The overall score on this scale is the sum of scores on the four subscales.
  • The 90 symptoms form nine subscales and three measures of overall distress.
  • —Marjorie Chary Feinson

First Known Use of subscale

1903


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