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Is the Government aware of the full scale of the problem?
This is sculpture on a grand scale.
The rich are at the top of the social scale.
At the other end of the scale are worms and the tiny sea creatures.
the Celsius scale of temperature
Rate these movies on a scale of 1 to 10.
Our scale of fees is shown on the next page.
Expenses will be paid in accordance with the agreed scale.
The salary scale is $22,086 to $32,311.
We’re required to pay union scale to everyone who works on-site.
the vertical scale on the graph
This map has a scale of 1:20,000.
a scale of a half-inch to the mile
He weighed himself on the bathroom scale.
a pair/set of scales
This is the American English definition of scale. View British English definition of scale.