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From Biology-Online Dictionary
1. 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.
2. Serving as an aid in clambering; as, a scaling ladder, used in assaulting a fortified place.