Questionnaire vs. Scale

Questionnaire vs. Scale — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Questionnaire and Scale

Questionnairenoun

A form containing a set of questions, especially one addressed to a statistically significant number of subjects as a way of gathering information for a survey.

Scalenoun

One of the many small hard dermal or epidermal structures that characteristically form the external covering of fishes and reptiles and certain mammals, such as pangolins.

Questionnairenoun

A form containing a list of questions; a means of gathering information for a survey

Scalenoun

A similar part in other animals, such as one of the thin flat overlapping structures that cover the wings of butterflies and moths.

Questionnaireverb

to survey using questionnaires

Scalenoun

A small, thin, often flattened plant structure, such as one of the modified leaves that cover a tree bud or one of the structures that bear the reproductive organs on the cones of a conifer.

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Questionnairenoun

a form containing a set of questions; submitted to people to gain statistical information

Scalenoun

A dry thin flake of epidermis shed from the skin.

Scalenoun

A skin lesion or lesions marked by such flakes.

Scalenoun

A scale insect.

Scalenoun

A plant disease or infestation caused by scale insects.

Scalenoun

A flaky oxide film formed on a metal, as on iron, that has been heated to high temperatures.

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Scalenoun

A flake of rust.

Scalenoun

A hard mineral coating that forms on the inside surface of boilers, kettles, and other containers in which water is repeatedly heated.

Scalenoun

A system of ordered marks at fixed intervals used as a reference standard in measurement

a ruler whose scale is in inches.

Scalenoun

An instrument or device bearing such marks.

Scalenoun

A standard of measurement or judgment; a criterion.

Scalenoun

A proportion used in determining the dimensional relationship of a representation to that which it represents

a world map with a scale of 1:4,560,000.

Scalenoun

A calibrated line, as on a map or an architectural plan, indicating such a proportion.

Scalenoun

Proper proportion

a house that seemed out of scale with its surroundings.

Scalenoun

A progressive classification, as of size, amount, importance, or rank

judging divers' performances on a scale of 1 to 10.

Scalenoun

A relative level or degree

entertained on a lavish scale.

Scalenoun

A minimum wage fixed by contract

musicians playing a benefit concert for scale.

Scalenoun

(Mathematics) A system of notation in which the values of numerical expressions are determined by their places relative to the chosen base of the system

the decimal scale.

Scalenoun

(Music) An ascending or descending collection of pitches proceeding by a specified scheme of intervals.

Scalenoun

An instrument or machine for weighing.

Scalenoun

often scales See balance.

Scalenoun

Either of the pans, trays, or dishes of a balance.

Scaleverb

To clear or strip of scale or scales

Scale and clean the fish.

Scaleverb

To remove in layers or scales

scaled off the old paint.

Scaleverb

To cover with scales; encrust.

Scaleverb

To throw or propel (a thin flat object) through the air or along a surface, such as water or ice.

Scaleverb

(Dentistry) To remove (tartar) from tooth surfaces with a pointed instrument.

Scaleverb

To cheat; swindle.

Scaleverb

To ride on (a tram, for example) without paying the fare.

Scaleverb

To come off in scales or layers; flake.

Scaleverb

To become encrusted.

Scaleverb

To climb up or over; ascend

scaled the peak.

Scaleverb

To make in accord with a particular proportion or scale

Scale the model to be one tenth of actual size.

Scaleverb

To alter according to a standard or by degrees; adjust in calculated amounts

scaled down their demands.scaled back the scheduled pay increase.

Scaleverb

To estimate or measure the quantity of lumber in (logs or uncut trees).

Scaleverb

To climb; ascend.

Scaleverb

To rise in steps or stages.

Scaleverb

To weigh with a scale.

Scaleverb

To have a given weight, as determined by a scale

cargo that scales 11 tons.

Scalenoun

(obsolete) A ladder; a series of steps; a means of ascending.

Scalenoun

An ordered, usually numerical sequence used for measurement, means of assigning a magnitude.

Please rate your experience on a scale from 1 to 10.The magnitude of an earthquake is measured on the open-ended Richter scale.

Scalenoun

Size; scope.

The Holocaust was insanity on an enormous scale.There are some who question the scale of our ambitions.

Scalenoun

The ratio of depicted distance to actual distance.

This map uses a scale of 1:10.

Scalenoun

A line or bar associated with a drawing, used to indicate measurement when the image has been magnified or reduced

Scalenoun

(music) A series of notes spanning an octave, tritave, or pseudo-octave, used to make melodies.

Scalenoun

A mathematical base for a numeral system; radix.

the decimal scale; the binary scale

Scalenoun

Gradation; succession of ascending and descending steps and degrees; progressive series; scheme of comparative rank or order.

Scalenoun

A standard amount of money to be received by a performer or writer, negotiated by a union.

Sally wasn't the star of the show, so she was glad to be paid scale.

Scalenoun

Part of an overlapping arrangement of many small, flat and hard pieces of keratin covering the skin of an animal, particularly a fish or reptile.

Scalenoun

A small piece of pigmented chitin, many of which coat the wings of a butterfly or moth to give them their color.

Scalenoun

A flake of skin of an animal afflicted with dermatitis.

Scalenoun

Part of an overlapping arrangement of many small, flat and hard protective layers forming a pinecone that flare when mature to release pine nut seeds.

Scalenoun

The flaky material sloughed off heated metal.

Scalenoun

Scale mail (as opposed to chain mail).

Scalenoun

Limescale.

Scalenoun

A scale insect.

Scalenoun

The thin metallic side plate of the handle of a pocketknife.

Scalenoun

A device to measure mass or weight.

After the long, lazy winter I was afraid to get on the scale.

Scalenoun

Either of the pans, trays, or dishes of a balance or scales.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To change the size of something whilst maintaining proportion; especially to change a process in order to produce much larger amounts of the final product.

We should scale that up by a factor of 10.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To climb to the top of.

Hilary and Norgay were the first known to have scaled Everest.

Scaleverb

To tolerate significant increases in throughput or other potentially limiting factors.

That architecture won't scale to real-world environments.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To weigh, measure or grade according to a scale or system.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To remove the scales of.

Please scale that fish for dinner.

Scaleverb

(intransitive) To become scaly; to produce or develop scales.

The dry weather is making my skin scale.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To strip or clear of scale; to descale.

to scale the inside of a boiler

Scaleverb

(transitive) To take off in thin layers or scales, as tartar from the teeth; to pare off, as a surface.

Scaleverb

(intransitive) To separate and come off in thin layers or laminae.

Some sandstone scales by exposure.

Scaleverb

To scatter; to spread.

Scaleverb

(transitive) To clean, as the inside of a cannon, by the explosion of a small quantity of powder.

Scalenoun

an ordered reference standard;

judging on a scale of 1 to 10

Scalenoun

relative magnitude;

they entertained on a grand scale

Scalenoun

the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it;

the scale of the mapthe scale of the model

Scalenoun

an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

Scalenoun

a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

Scalenoun

a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

Scalenoun

(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

Scalenoun

a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass

Scalenoun

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

Scalenoun

a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

Scaleverb

measure by or as if by a scale;

This bike scales only 25 pounds

Scaleverb

pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

Scaleverb

take by attacking with scaling ladders;

The troops scaled the walls of the fort

Scaleverb

reach the highest point of;

We scaled the Mont Blanc

Scaleverb

climb up by means of a ladder

Scaleverb

remove the scales from;

scale fish

Scaleverb

measure with or as if with scales;

scale the gold

Scaleverb

size or measure according to a scale;

This model must be scaled down