Definition of in scale in English:

in scale


  • (of a drawing or model) in proportion to the surroundings.

    ‘I have had people tag me back, but generally they've retaliated in miniature - in scale.’
    • ‘The maps are bigger in relation to the troops, but at the same time the walls and towers are larger and more in scale to the troop size.’
    • ‘From my vantage point, the cranes working away on the mounds resembled Matchbox cars in scale to the piles.’
    • ‘Staggering the garage's rooflines keeps the garage in scale with outbuildings of that era.’