noun Date: 1557 1. one that scales 2. a dental instrument for removing tartar from teeth

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  • Scaler — Scal er, n. One who, or that which, scales; specifically, a dentist s instrument for removing tartar from the teeth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scaler — [skā′lər] n. 1. a person or thing that scales 2. Electronics a circuit designed to produce one output pulse after receiving a specific number of input pulses, usually two or ten, used as an electronic counter …   English World dictionary

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  • Scaler — Der Begriff Scaler (aus dem Englischen) hat folgende Bedeutungen: Video Scaler: Gerät oder Modul zur Umwandlung von Videosignalen zwischen verschiedenen Auflösungen, siehe Skalierung (Computergrafik) Scaler (Zahnmedizin): Instrument zum Abkratzen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scaler — perskaičiavimo grandinė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. scaler; scaling circuit vok. Untersetzer, m; Zählschaltung, f rus. пересчётная схема, f pranc. échelle de comptage, f; circuit en échelle, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • scaler — perskaičiavimo įtaisas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. scaler vok. Untersetzer, m rus. пересчётное устройство, n pranc. échelle de comptage, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • scaler — /skay leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that scales. 2. Also called counter, scaling circuit. Electronics. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses. [1605 15; SCALE1, SCALE3 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • scaler — noun a) An electronic circuit that aggregates many signals into one. b) An electronic or computer system that adjusts the size of a signal or graphic to fit on a screen etc …   Wiktionary

  • scaler — 1. An instrument for removing tartar from the teeth. 2. A device for counting electrical impulses, as in the assay of radioactive materials. hoe s. a hoe shaped s. with a very short blade. ultrasonic s. an ultrasonic instrument that uses high …   Medical dictionary

  • scaler — scalar …   American English homophones

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