crude scale

crude scale

[′krüd ‚skāl]
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The scheme was described as 'a crude scale' by police officers' representatives.
Although the words in the following square only score 36 out of 50 on my crude scale of merit (because of proper names and spaces), the square as a whole deserves better, as all names are places, and from the same source.