What does scaling a mountain mean?
Also asked, what does it mean to scale the mountain?
To scale up a mountain to ascend, to climb up. I am curious how the word 'scale' become associated with climbing up, when it means, more or less, of scales on fish, or of weighing device.
Subsequently, question is, what does it mean to scale through? sail vs scale When there is a challenge you can successfully tackle with little or no effort, you sail through it and not scale through it. Examples of such activities are a test/ examination and a competition. If you, thus, say scale through in such a context, you are wrong: The exam will be tough.
Likewise, does scale mean to climb?
Technically, "scale" means to climb using a ladder or as if using a ladder. It would be appropriate if you want to convey a steady ladder-like ascent, but some might object if you describe a more random approach to the climb.
What is scale and how is it used?
A scale is a set of levels or numbers which are used in a particular system of measuring things or are used when comparing things. an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale.