scales

Definitions

Commerce

  • noun a machine for weighing

Food

  • A device for measuring weight
  • The outer protective coat of fish consisting of overlapping tile-like sheets of a tough substance (chitin) about 3 to 6 mm in diameter attached at one edge. Removed by scraping against the free side with the back of a knife or similar.

Sports

  • plural noun a device on which a person can be weighed
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