Officially a measurement of the energy released by an earthquake, this is often used as a measurement of anything extreme. Something described as 'Off the Richter' or 'Off the Richter Scale' is particularly dramatic.
"That wipeout measured 7 on the Richter Scale!"
av Where's Mike? 14 november 2008
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A scale used to measure the size of a woman's breasts, going from one to ten. After a ten on the richter scale, the chest is known only as a BTS (bender of time and space).
Dag, that bitch was like a 9 on the richter scale.
av Francis! 24 oktober 2005
"Got some richter scale over at Eddie's dog. 35 half g."
av jim 24 juni 2003