I have a digital scale. The number on the display goes up like 0.0kg, 0.5kg, 1.0kg, 1.5kg... What are good ways to describe this?

My ideas are below.

  1. This can scale every 0.5kg.
  2. The number increments by 0.5.
  3. This can scale weight in the increments of 0.5.
  • 'This scale is marked every 0·5kg'. Feb 13, 2022 at 14:41
  • @EdwinAshworth - it's a digital scale weighing device), if I read the question correctly. I would stay 'this scale measure weight in 0.5 kg steps'. (Aren't those a bit large? I wouldn't use such a device for anything important.) Feb 13, 2022 at 14:59
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    "This scale can weigh in 0.5kg increments".
    – Justin
    Feb 13, 2022 at 15:04
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    @EdwinAshworth - I was thinking of 'involving digits'. I have a 1970s electric clock that had no hands, but rather a pair of revolving drums, one with numbers 0-12, and the other with 0-59 around the edges, showing through two rectangular apertures, revolved by an electric motor via gears, where the numbers shown for the hours and minutes flipped from one to the next mechanically and there is not a single piece of 'digital electronics' in sight, Until recently my house had an electricity meter that showed kilowatt hours the same way, all done by a revolving wheel and lots of little gears. Feb 13, 2022 at 15:19
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    The scale has a resolution of 0.5 kg. Feb 13, 2022 at 17:50


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