# linear scale

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## linear scale

a scale in which equal intervals represent equal increments in the quantities concerned, such as a temperature scale on a thermometer, as opposed to say a LOGARITHMIC SCALE.
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The data collected about students' understanding of linear scale showed that a very high proportion of students had difficulties in identifying a missing value on a number line with 10 intervals between two known numbers, which were 20 units apart, as shown in Figure 1.
Where Z is the linear scale value in arc-seconds per division.
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At the distance l from the axis of the instrument the linear scale S is fixed in vertical position to the instrument's horizontal axis.
Travel distance information is displayed on the front panel through an integrated linear scale. The tester can be programmed to stop at or cycle between travel positions, force values, or limit switches.
With a net weight of 126,1041b and linear scale feedback on all axes as a standard feature, the Mycenter-HX 1000i has accuracies of [+ or -]0.000079", full stroke, and repeatability of [+ or -]0.000039".
Panelists experienced in meat product evaluation were trained so that they could distinguish standards for odor, color and texture attributes that represented defined points on a linear scale.
However, as we will show in the present article, this approach can lead to another flaw: in some situations, not unrealistic, premiums given by the linear scale become negative, which is, obviously, unacceptable.
The sealed LC 182 optical linear scale measured lengths up to 4240 mm absolutely instead of using incremental scales featuring distance-coded reference marks.
The decibel scale is a logarithmic scale, not a linear scale. As such a small change in numbers results in a large change in pressure on the ear drum.
Thus, whereas a linear scale would progress from 1 to 2 to 3, the log scale would progress from 1 to 10 to 100.
In normal times, we would use a linear scale to plot progress.

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