Definition of Scalage

1. Noun. Estimation of the amount of lumber in a log.

Generic synonyms: Approximation, Estimate, Estimation, Idea



2. Noun. The act of scaling in weight or quantity or dimension.
Generic synonyms: Scaling
Derivative terms: Scale, Scale

Definition of Scalage

1. a percentage deduction to compensate for shrinkage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scalage

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scalade
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scalage (current term)
scalages
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scalar electrocardiogram
scalar field
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Literary usage of Scalage

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1. Pike's System of Arithmetick Abridged: Designed to Facilitate the Study of by Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt (1827)
"When the scalage is J per cent, divide the whole gross weight by 200, and the quotient ... When the scalage is so much per hogshead, box, &c. multiply the ..."

2. Pike's System of Arithmetic Abridged: To which are Added Appropriate by Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt (1826)
"When the scalage is J per cent. divide the whole gross weight by 200, and the quotient ... When the scalage is so much per hogshead, box, &c multiply the ..."

3. Rose's New Arithmetic: An Explanatory and Practical Arithmetic, Adapted to by John Rose (1835)
"When the scalage is £ per cent., divide the whole gross weight by 200, and the quotient ... When the scalage is so much per hogshead, box, &c., multiply the ..."

4. The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing by Jason M. Mahan (1839)
"There is a deduction to be made on sugar, for draft or scalage of 2 pounds on every barrel, 4 pounds on every Havana box, 4 pounds on every tierce, ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
".Those creditors who have their scalage at the highest rate will take issue ... .Gentlemen will come in, who have got their scalage at 87 and a half cents ..."

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