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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscalesscales[plural] British English, scale [countable] American EnglishDH a machine for weighing people or objects a set of kitchen scales some new bathroom scales (=scales that you use to weigh yourself) tip the balance/scales at tip2(6) scale
Examples from the Corpus
bathroom scalesLike all bathroom scales, ours are trod with hope and trepidation.I spend a lot of time on the bathroom scales - too much time - I really should throw them away!He steps on to the bathroom scales.The bathroom scales are a shrine to which believers turn daily.