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platform scale

noun
  1. a scale with a platform for holding the items to be weighed.
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Also called platform balance.
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  • The master weighed himself at the grocer's on a platform-balance, some ten days after he began keeping the school.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860

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