Mohs scale

Definitions of Mohs scale
  1. noun
    a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance
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    type of:
    graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement
    an ordered reference standard
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