scalage definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the percentage by which a figure, as for weight, price, etc., is scaled down to allow for shrinkage, etc.
- the estimate of lumber in a log being scaled
scalage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- An assessed percentage of the total price or measured amount of goods being shipped or stored, used to figure a deduction from the price or amount to reflect normal shrinkage or depletion of the goods.
- The estimated amount of lumber in logs being scaled.
scalage - Business Definition
- An allowance given a buyer for the likelihood that a product will shrink or leak prior to delivery.
- A proportional reduction in size.