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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’
‘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.’
‘At each step of the algorithm, one should rescale constructed arrays to prevent numerical underflow.’
‘Also, the two violence measures were rescaled prior to the transformations so that they both had a minimum score of 1.’
‘Prior to the transformations, the proactive and reactive aggression scores were rescaled so that they had a minimum score of 1.’
‘The more sophisticated rendering programs let your rescale the texture maps to suit.’
‘Basically, space-time had to be rescaled such that the speed of light in vacuum remained constant.’
‘The scores are in dimensionless units, rescaled with identical scale factors.’
‘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.’
‘All of the sum scores were rescaled to the original response scale.’
‘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.’
‘The variable was rescaled by dividing by 10 for estimation purposes.’
‘Here, rescaling the rotational velocity is equivalent to stretching the time domain.’
‘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.’
‘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).’
‘Another possible point of confusion is the extra factor of two in the parameters and relative to the way in which time is rescaled.’
‘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.’
‘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.’