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Alter the scale of (something), typically to make it smaller or simpler.‘a report to the State EducationDepartment urging that all the science exams be rescaled’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Rare species were downweighted, and axes were rescaled.’
- ‘Prior to the transformations, the proactive and reactive aggression scores were rescaled so that they had a minimum score of 1.’
- ‘The variable was rescaled by dividing by 10 for estimation purposes.’
- ‘The more sophisticated rendering programs let your rescale the texture maps to suit.’
- ‘The range is then divided by the standard deviation to produce a normalized or rescaled range value (R / S).’
- ‘Here, rescaling the rotational velocity is equivalent to stretching the time domain.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘At each step of the algorithm, one should rescale constructed arrays to prevent numerical underflow.’
- ‘The scores are in dimensionless units, rescaled with identical scale factors.’
- ‘Finally, trees were rescaled so that their total length would be uniform between 0.5 and 8.0.’
- ‘No editing has been done to the photos except edge cutting, and rescaling.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Another possible point of confusion is the extra factor of two in the parameters and relative to the way in which time is rescaled.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Basically, space-time had to be rescaled such that the speed of light in vacuum remained constant.’
- ‘All of the sum scores were rescaled to the original response scale.’
- ‘Also, the two violence measures were rescaled prior to the transformations so that they both had a minimum score of 1.’
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