Scaling may refer to:

  • Scaling (geometry), a linear transformation that enlarges or diminishes objects
  • Reduced scales of semiconductor device fabrication processes (the ability of a technology to scale to a smaller process)
  • Scalability, a computer's or network's ability to function as the number of users increases.
  • Scaling, North Yorkshire, England
  • Scaling law, a law that describes the scale invariance found in many natural phenomena
  • Image scaling, the resizing of an image
  • The scaling of critical exponents in physics, such as Widom scaling, or scaling of the renormalization group
  • Scale invariance
  • Fouling, i.e., formation of a deposit layer (scale) on a solid surface, e.g., in a boiler; in particular, a kind of micro fouling as crystallization of salts
  • Scaling and root planing, in dentistry, the removal of plaque, calculus, and stains
  • Scaling along the Z axis, a technique used in computer graphics for a pseudo-3D effect.
  • Card-throwing, known in magic circles as scaling.

Scaling may also be used for:

  • Climbing
  • Multidimensional scaling
  • Scale (disambiguation)