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Definition 1: an ordered reference standard - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where scale of measurement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • judging on a scale of 1 to 10

Synonyms for scale of measurement in the sense of this definition

(scale of measurement is a kind of ...) a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

"the schools comply with federal standards" "they set the measure for all subsequent work"

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a system of measuring temperature

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis of the area of the geological fault that ruptured in the quake

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a scale formerly used to describe the magnitude of an earthquake; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)

(... is a kind of scale of measurement ) a schedule of wages paid for different jobs

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