[ skeyl-uhp ]
/ ˈskeɪlˌʌp /
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an increase in size, quantity, or activity according to a fixed scale or proportion: a scaleup of an engineering design; a scaleup program of energy conservation.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of scaleup
First recorded in 1940–45; noun use of verb phrase scale up
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