Definition of rescale in English:



[with object]
  • Change the scale of (something)

    ‘rescale the image up 200%’
    • ‘Here, rescaling the rotational velocity is equivalent to stretching the time domain.’
    • ‘Basically, space-time had to be rescaled such that the speed of light in vacuum remained constant.’
    • ‘Firstly, here is a map of the world, which has been rescaled so that the distance of a place on the map is proportional to the cost of calling the country from the UK.’
    • ‘Also, the two violence measures were rescaled prior to the transformations so that they both had a minimum score of 1.’
    • ‘All of the sum scores were rescaled to the original response scale.’
    • ‘Rare species were downweighted, and axes were rescaled.’
    • ‘Although loading ratio rescales load size relative to body size, it does not completely incorporate all body-size dependence in the relation between fragment size and leaf transport rate.’
    • ‘The scores are in dimensionless units, rescaled with identical scale factors.’
    • ‘The more sophisticated rendering programs let your rescale the texture maps to suit.’
    • ‘To yield meaningful tests of significance, sample weights were applied to the data and then rescaled to equal the actual number of cases in the sample.’
    • ‘At each step of the algorithm, one should rescale constructed arrays to prevent numerical underflow.’
    • ‘Prior to the transformations, the proactive and reactive aggression scores were rescaled so that they had a minimum score of 1.’
    • ‘Another possible point of confusion is the extra factor of two in the parameters and relative to the way in which time is rescaled.’
    • ‘No editing has been done to the photos except edge cutting, and rescaling.’
    • ‘Finally, trees were rescaled so that their total length would be uniform between 0.5 and 8.0.’
    • ‘A method commonly used to take into account the unequal probabilities of selection and to make the variances more meaningful is to rescale the weight so that the average is one.’
    • ‘The range is then divided by the standard deviation to produce a normalized or rescaled range value (R / S).’
    • ‘The variable was rescaled by dividing by 10 for estimation purposes.’
    • ‘Not only is that animated title GIF an irritation but too many of the front-page images are crudely rescaled so that their aspect ratio is all distorted.’
    • ‘The ratings were rescaled to scales ranging from 0 to 10 to provide for a more adequate comparison by dividing the raw scores by the number of items and multiplying this quotient by 10.’