manual scaling

man·u·al scal·ing

(manyū-ăl skāling)
Use of a hand-held scaling instrument as opposed to a mechanical or ultrasonic device.

manual scaling,

n a procedure for removing bacterial plaque and calculus that utilizes a hand tool rather than a power-driven instrument.
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Included in the statistics package is a powerful graphical report generator that can display test results in line, point or bar format with either automatic or manual scaling, according to the company.
Changes the layout of printed pages with its manual scaling function to print more on a single page or eliminate pages that contain a single line of text