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skay ling

  • n  the act of arranging in a graduated series
  • n  act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale
  • n  ascent by or as if by a ladder
  • v  measure by or as if by a scale
  • v  pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard
  • v  take by attacking with scaling ladders
  • v  reach the highest point of
  • v  climb up by means of a ladder
  • v  remove the scales from
  • v  measure with or as if with scales
  • v  size or measure according to a scale

  • It's clear that scaling up must begin with a sort of scaling down a distributed system of many local or regional food producers as opposed to just a few massive ones.
  • Even before the latest controversy, Florida was in the process of scaling back its boot camps.
  • Abdullah has slashed government budgets, barring new military spending and scaling back white elephants like the Strategic Storage Program, an estimated $25 billion project .
News & Articles

  • Passion for outdoors led to ‘dream job’
    By Tony LaRussa, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Whether he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, skiing in South America or scaling the summit of Mt. McKinley in Alaska, Craig Patterson loved the outdoors ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • David Moulton: Sports radio moving up to the big time with new FM station
    Being a sports fan in Southwest Florida is not easy. In the last 10 years, local newscasts have dramatically cut the time allotted to sports and local newspapers have smaller staffs, therefore scaling back on what they cover.
    June 15, 2013 - Naples Daily News
  • Scaling Volume To Column Volume: A Case Study
    In order to maintain the same elution pattern when scaling a separation between columns of the same phase but different inner diameters, gradient volume must be scaled in proportion to column volume.
    June 14, 2013 - BioresearchOnline
Quotes

  • Kevin De Cock in Washington Post
    This realignment will allow us to increase investment in high-growth areas of the company _ as an example, we added hundreds of people this year through acquisitions _ while scaling back in areas with less growth potential or those that aren't core... Randy Falco http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Falco&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFRFQSQOf6kgFKUj_uP9VsCHjk9Gw FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2007Oct15/0,4670,AOLLayoffs,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGoXAQxzui_S9q0mNDbP_c4flUjaw Oct 15, 2007 86281 115362 scaling The recommendations represent a significant step forward in HIV prevention", Kevin De Cock, director of the HIV/AIDS department of the World Health Organization, said in the statement. "Scaling up male circumcision in such countries will...
  • John Howard in ABC News
    Our commitment to Iraq remains. This is not the time for any proposals of a scaling down of Australian forces,Howard told a joint news conference with US President George W. Bush, pointing to next week's crucial progress report to the US...

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