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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

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

How can this be anything except General Reference? – FumbleFingers Aug 18 '12 at 16:48
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
up vote 3 down vote accepted

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
@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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