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    Arrow Tip The Scale<s>

    I vaguely understand "tip the scale at 100 lbs" to mean "weigh 100 lbs". But in some articles, I found expression "tip the scales" to have (or intended to have) the same meaning. Could "tip the scale" be different from "tip the scales"?
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    Re: Tip The Scale<s>

    I know only 'tip the scales at...'

    COCA has 13 examples of 'tip the scales at...' and only one of 'tip the scale at...'

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