Meaning of SCALING in English
p.pr. & ·vb.n. of scale.
2. scaling ·adj serving as an aid in clambering; as, a scaling ladder, used in assaulting a fortified place.
3. scaling ·adj adapted for removing scales, as from a fish; as, a scaling knife; adapted for removing scale, as from the interior of a steam boiler; as, a scaling hammer, bar, ·etc.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012