engineer's scale


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engineer's scale

[‚en·jə′nirz ‚skāl]
(graphic arts)
A rule having a triangular cross section and different measurement scales on the two edges of each face.

engineer’s scale

engineer’s scale
A straightedge, divided uniformly into multiples of 10 divisions per inch so that drawings may be made with decimal values of distances, loads, forces, etc.
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Distances can be readily scaled by using the 60 scale on the Engineer's scale.

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