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A scale is a range of levels or numbers used for measuring something.

How do you define level here?

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closed as general reference by FumbleFingers, Peter Shor , coleopterist, Mahnax, Mitch Aug 18 '12 at 23:40

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How can this be anything except General Reference? – FumbleFingers Aug 18 '12 at 16:48
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I think the question must be improved in order to not fall intot he category of a general reference question. – New Alexandria Aug 18 '12 at 17:23
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Level here means:

: a position in a scale or rank (as of achievement, significance, or value)

  • funded at the national level

  • the job appeals to me on many levels


You might also look to video games, where Level 1 is fairly easy, and Level 60 is not.

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position here basically means where it is located right? – Theo Aug 18 '12 at 17:11
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@Theo yes. You can also refer to it as a rank. For instance, I play a MMORPG on a certain server that keeps track of my rank. I type 'place' and it shows my total points, and then my rank or place among all of the users, for example, 987 of 18,393. My position is 987th of 18,393. – cornbread ninja 麵包忍者 Aug 18 '12 at 20:37

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