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scaler

[skey-ler] /ˈskeɪ lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that scales.
2.
Also called counter, scaling circuit. Electronics. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; scale1, scale3 + -er1
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  • All scaler operators and anyone who might use the mechanical scaler were instructed on proper procedures.
  • He testified that the mine used both hand scaling and a mechanical scaler with a hydraulically operated tooth.
  • The pulse is directed along the circuit to the scaler as a series of pulses.
  • The scaler is connected to a detector with a high voltage cable.
British Dictionary definitions for scaler

scaler

/ˈskeɪlə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that scales
2.
Also called counter, scaling circuit. an electronic device or circuit that aggregates electric pulses and gives a single output pulse for a predetermined number of input pulses
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