scales


scales
n.
weighing machine

1) see scaleII

2) a pair of scales

3) (misc.) to tip the scales at one hundred fifty pounds

decisive influence

4) to tip, turn the scales ('to have a decisive influence')

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turn the scales ('to have a decisive influence')
(misc.) to tip the scales at one hundred fifty pounds
['decisive influence'] to tip
['weighing machine'] see scaled
a pair of scales

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.


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