One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a drawing or model) in proportion to the surroundings.
- ‘From my vantage point, the cranes working away on the mounds resembled Matchbox cars in scale to the piles.’
- ‘The maps are bigger in relation to the troops, but at the same time the walls and towers are larger and more in scale to the troop size.’
- ‘I have had people tag me back, but generally they've retaliated in miniature - in scale.’
- ‘Staggering the garage's rooflines keeps the garage in scale with outbuildings of that era.’
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