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scaler

[skāl·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit that produces an output pulse when a prescribed number of input pulses is received. Also known as counter; scaling circuit.

scaler

(1) An electronic circuit that resizes an input signal to fit on a screen with a higher or lower resolution. It may also refer to software that resizes graphics or video. See upconvert, video scaling and video processor.

(2) Products that can be upgraded to much larger capacities or that will automatically expand to accommodate much greater volume. See scale and scalable.
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Using the calculated means, it is estimated that a clinician would be able to utilize a scaler sharpened with a ceramic stone approximately ten times longer than one sharpened with a diamond-plated stone.
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Gefen is the first to deliver HQV to the mainstream by way of its Gefen TV Scaler Pro," said Jim Mannos, President and CEO of Silicon Optix.
The suggested process starts with the ultrasonic scaler used on medium to high power to remove the bulk of calculus, then progressing to a medium-low power setting using a thin tip insert and removing the residual deposits, biofilm and endotoxins.
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The secondary aim of this study was to explore the relationship of hearing difficulties with ultrasonic scaler usage.