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architect's scale

[′är·kə‚teks ‚skāl]
(graphic arts)
A rule with a scale on it so chosen that by placing the rule's edge on a reduced-scale drawing the scale of the drawing (say, in inches) may be converted directly into the dimensions of the object (say, in feet).

Architect's scale

A ruler that uses a series of small measuring units, each representing one foot. This provides an accurate scaled-down version of the actual measurement on the job.

architect’s scale

A scale having graduations along its edges so that scale drawings can be measured directly in feet (or meters); often triangular in shape.
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