[ skey-ler ]
/ ˈskeɪ lər /


a person or thing that scales.
Also called counter, scaling circuit. Electronics. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses.

Origin of scaler

First recorded in 1605–15; scale1, scale3 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for scaler

/ (ˈskeɪlə) /


a person or thing that scales
Also called: counter, scaling circuit an electronic device or circuit that aggregates electric pulses and gives a single output pulse for a predetermined number of input pulses
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