unscale

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ scale

VerbEdit

unscale (third-person singular simple present unscales, present participle unscaling, simple past and past participle unscaled)

  1. (transitive) To divest of scales; to remove the scales from.
    [An eagle] purging and unscaling her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance. — Milton.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 18:14