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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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At the end of the program, the MRC, the Borg Scale, the Muscle Test, MI and TCT had improved significantly, as we can see in Tables 6, 7, 8, (9a and 9b) and 10.
However Mahler et al (1996) provided a context for recalled breathlessness (ie, 'during activities such as walking') and a target intensity for exercise-induced breathlessness (ie, 'moderate intensity of uncomfortable awareness of breathing' approximating 3 on the Borg Scale of Perceived Exertion).
Test-retest reliability of the three tests was examined, using the following study measures: number of jumps and time to fatigue (for the jump tests); distance walked (for the 6MWT); physiological (heart rate, oxygen saturation) and breathlessness (modified Borg scale of perceived breathlessness, fifteen-count breathlessness score) for all tests.
You might find, for example, that walking on a flat surface used to feel like you were working at level 13 on the Borg scale, but now you have to walk up a mild hill to feel like you are working at level 13.
During each session, heart rates and oxygen consumption were measured and recorded, and subjects rated their perceived effort using the 6-20 Borg scale.