(n.) = echelon ; magnitude ; range ; scale ; scale ; shade ; spectrum [spectra, -pl.] ; continuum ; gradation ; stopover ; rating scale ; port of call ; rating ; sliding scale ; layover. Ex: Involvement of lower echelon personnel in planning has the advantage of getting the practical point of view of those closer to the scene of the operations. Ex: Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise. Ex: Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range. Ex: The scale of a map is the distance as shown on the map in relation to actual distance. Ex: Various scales of relevance ratings may be established. Ex: Partly because of the fact that documents have shades of relevance to a given topic this is an impossible objective. Ex: As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'. Ex: At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic). Ex: Until the mid nineteen hundreds, this community presented an almost feudal pattern of wealthy merchants and factory hands, with several gradations between these extremes. Ex: This article discusses the strategic location of the Islands as a stopover and spring-board for more far-flung explorations along the African coast. Ex: This process will allow institutional evaluators to compare their individual evaluations using a standardized format and rating scale. Ex: 'Ports of Call' is an enchanting, lovely, scary and sad book, as good as any. Ex: But the rater must not be afraid to give negative ratings. Ex: For insulin dosing, use a sliding scale based on patient weight as well as on blood sugar values. Ex: Whether you're headed to Italy or South Africa, you might have a long layover in London but you don't have to spend it holed up at the airport. ---- * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale. * a escala = drawn-to-scale. * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale ; industrial-scale. * a escala mundial = globally ; on a global scale. * a escala natural = full-scale. * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale] ; massive ; on a wide scale ; high-volume ; wide-scale ; on a broad scale ; in a big way ; on a grand scale. * a menor escala = at a reduced rate. * a pequeña escala = in a small way ; small scale [small-scale]. * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale. * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme. * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale ; at the other end of the spectrum. * en otra escala = on a different plane. * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme. * escala de ampliación = enlargement ratio. * escala de grises = grey scale [gray scale]. * escala de reducción = reduction ratio. * escala de tarifas según los ingresos = sliding fee scale. * escala de valores = graded range ; set of values. * escala de Wechsler = Wechsler scale. * escala móvil = sliding scale. * escala que consta de nueve grados = nine-point scale. * escala salarial = salary scale ; pay scale ; salary schedule ; salary range ; salary band ; sliding pay scale. * escala temporal = time continuum. * estar hecho a escala = be to scale. * hacer escala = stop over. * IGE (Integración a Gran Escala) = LSI (Large Scale Integration). * IME (Integración a Media Escala) = MSI (Medium Scale Integration). * IPE (Integración a Pequeña Escala) = SSI (Small Scale Integration). * mapa a gran escala = large-scale map. * mención de escala = statement of scale. * modelo a escala = scale model. * Nombre + a gran escala = broad scale + Nombre. * puerto de escala = port of call. * seguir una escala = fall along + a continuum. * vuelo sin escalas = non-stop flight. (v.) = scale ; climb ; spiral. Nota: Tiempo pasado spiralled-UK/spiraled-USA, participio presente spiralling-UK/spiraling-US. Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies. Ex: Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump. Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled. ---- * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis. * escalar posiciones = come (up) from behind. * escalar puestos = come (up) from behind. * escalar una montaña = scale + mountain.