New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: scales · sale · scald · scalp · scaly · scare · shale · stale · scalpel · scalper
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scale

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun size, extentscála masc4  c m uméid fem2  c m uthey don't understand the full scale of the problem ní thuigeann siad cé chomh holc agus atá an fhadhb, ní thuigeann siad a dhonacht agus atá an fhadhb, ní thuigeann siad a olcas agus atá an fhadhb, tá siad dall ar mhéid na faidhbea disaster of this scale tubaiste chomh mór seothey produce them on a large scale táirgíonn siad iad ar scála mór, táirgíonn siad iad ar an mórchóir on a small scale (also on a modest scale) ar an mionchóir, ar scála beag on a global scale (also on a worldwide scale) ar scála domhanda 2 noun graduated system; marks for measuringscála masc4  c m u at the bottom of the scale ag bun an scála at the top of the scale ag barr an scálathe Richter scale scála Richter
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3 noun salary grading systemscála masc4  c m usalary scale scála tuarastail 4 noun ratio; relative sizescála masc4  c m uscale of 1:500 scála 1:500 to draw a plan to scale plean a tharraingt de réir scálaa scale model of a ship mionsamhail loinge de réir scálathese graphics are out of scale níl na grafaicí seo cruinn de réir scálascale bar barra scála 5 noun MUS series of musical notesscála masc4  c m u to practise the scales na scálaí a chleachtadh 6 noun CHEM limescalecoirt fem2  c m u 7 noun MED tartar on teethscim  c m u 8 noun MED act of removing tartarsciúradh masc  c m uscimeáil fem3  c m uthe dentist gave her teeth a scale bhain an fiaclóir an scim dá cuid fiacla 9 noun ZOOL on fish, snake etcgainne masc4lann fem2  c m u
verb
10 verb MED remove tartar from (teeth) TRANSITIVEsciúr verb  c m uscim a bhaint de 11 verb COOK remove scales from (fish) TRANSITIVEgainní a bhaint de 12 verb climb TRANSITIVEdreap verb  c m utéigh suas PhrV  c m ushe scaled Muckish Mountain chuaigh sí suas go barr na Mucaise, dhreap sí an Mhucaishe scaled the wall dhreap sé thar an mballa, chuaigh sé thar an mballa
phrases

out of scale

as scálaas miosúr

the scales fell from sb's eyes

usually literary the scales fell from my eyes osclaíodh mo shúile dom, chonaic mé an solas, baineadh an dalladh púicín díom, baineadh an scamh de na súile agam

to scale new heights

dul ó neart go neart