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!"
by Where's Mike? November 14, 2008
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).
by Francis! October 24, 2005
by jim June 24, 2003