- 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
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Examples from the Web for scaler
Would you not be inclined to suspect that the scaler had cheated you in favour of his master?Blazed Trail Stories
Stewart Edward White
Then the outer pail of the new minnow-bucket was missing and the scaler could not be found.
The scaler reappeared as suddenly and unaccountably as it had disappeared.
An' it's partly the bosses, an' the cook, an' the scaler, an' the clerk.Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps
James B. Hendryx
It was likely that he had expected some questioning because of the discharge of the scaler.The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves
Claude A. Labelle
- 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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