GRE Word List

SCALE

climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones

The meaning of the word scale is climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones.

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