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Scaling

How the characteristics of an object change as you change the size of your measuring device. For a three dimensional object, it could be the volume of an object covered as you increase the radius of a covering sphere. In a times series, it could be the change in the amplitude of the time series as you increase the increment of time.

Scaling

The change in size of a measurable object accomplished when one of its dimensions is enlarged or shrunk. For example, given a rectangle, if one changes the length and/or width, this will by definition change the measure of its area.
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The equation gave the researchers a way to compare organisms with different body temperatures--a person and a crab, or a lizard and a sycamore tree--and thereby enabled the team not just to confirm previously known scaling laws but also to discover new ones.
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