Scale

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Scale

Scale may refer to one or more of the following:

  • Architect's scale, a ruler-like device which facilitates the production of technical drawings
  • Engineer's scale, a ruler-like device similar to the Architect's scale, they are helpful when drawing rooms
  • Linear encoder, a kind of linear scale used in precision manufacturing for positioning
  • Linear scale, a means of showing the scale of a map, chart, or drawing
  • Vernier scale, a scale that allows for higher precision than a uniformly-divided straight or circular measurement scale
  • Scale (descriptive set theory), an object defined on a set of points (for example real numbers) and used for a wide variety of applications
  • Scale parameter, a description of the spread or dispersion of a probability distribution
  • Musical scale, a sequence of ordered musical notes
  • Weighing scale, an instrument used to determine the weight or mass of an object
  • Scale model, a physical model, a representation or copy of an object that is larger or smaller than the actual size of the object, which seeks to maintain the relative proportions (the scale factor) of the physical size of the original object


Source: Wikipedia contributors. "Scale." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 Jun. 2012. Web. 4 Sep. 2012. from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scale


Visual Animation Showing Size of Our Universe

Online simulation showing scale and the size of our universe. Created by Cary and Michael Huang

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