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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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Similar findings were obtained for attitude-toward-grammar-instruction in an analysis of posttest scores on the Semantic Differential Scale (Pizzo, 1981).
Flynn and Spencer [1977] used 7-point semantic differential scales to rate 19 items including bright-dim and clear-hazy.
If the participant did use the flavor strip, they were asked to rate the pleasantness of the taste, using the sum of three 9-point semantic differential scales developed by Ellen and Bone (1998), agreeable/disagreeable, pleasant/unpleasant, and good/bad.
It is doubtful, though, if any of the studious Mordin's myriad punting guides owe much to one intriguing theory that came to my notice this week based on Osgood's Semantic Differential Scales.
Participants of the experimental group also filled semantic differential scales in this room.

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