turn of the scale

Definition of turn of the scale

: the slight excess in weight that turns a scalepan downward and that usually constitutes an advantage to a buyer

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“Turn of the scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20of%20the%20scale. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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