throw on the scale


throw on the scale
throw on (or into) the scale contribute (something) to one side of an argument or debate.
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  • throw into the scale — ► throw on (or into) the scale contribute (something) to one side of an argument or debate. Main Entry: ↑scale …   English terms dictionary

  • throw into the scale — weigh something, place something on the scale …   English contemporary dictionary

  • throw something on (or into) the scale — contribute something to one side of an argument or debate. → scaling …   English new terms dictionary

  • To turn the scale — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tip the scale — throw something off balance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scale — Ⅰ. scale [1] ► NOUN 1) each of the small overlapping plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles. 2) a thick dry flake of skin. 3) a white deposit formed in a kettle, boiler, etc. by the evaporation of water containing lime. 4) tartar formed… …   English terms dictionary

  • scale — 1. n. & v. n. 1 each of the small thin bony or horny overlapping plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles. 2 something resembling a fish scale, esp.: a a pod or husk. b a flake of skin; a scab. c a rudimentary leaf, feather, or bract. d… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scale — scale1 [skāl] n. [ME < LL scala (in Vulg., Jacob s ladder) < L, usually as pl., scalae, flight of stairs, ladder < * scandsla < scandere, to climb: see DESCEND] 1. Obs. a) a ladder or flight of stairs b) any means of ascent 2 …   English World dictionary

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