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Scaling

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See Scaling (geometry) for linear transformations

It often refers to the process of removing scale(s), as from fish, teeth, or metal.

It is a synonym for climbing.


Scaling can be defined as the determination of the interdependency of variables in a physical system. It involves a combination of dimensional analysis and physical reasoning, and typically requires a good deal of physical intuition. It can, however, be used to great advantage in solving otherwise intractable problems.

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