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Meaning of SCALING

Pronunciation:  sk'eyling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  ascent by or as if by a ladder
  2. [n]  act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale
  3. [n]  the act of arranging in a graduated series

SCALING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: grading
 See Also: climb, escalade, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, mount, order, ordering, scalage



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Scal"ing\ (sk[=a]l"[i^]ng), a.
1. Adapted for removing scales, as from a fish; as, a scaling
   knife; adapted for removing scale, as from the interior of
   a steam boiler; as, a scaling hammer, bar, etc.

2. Serving as an aid in clambering; as, a scaling ladder,
   used in assaulting a fortified place.