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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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We estimated length of leaders of current annual growth for feltleaf willow from their diameter at the bud scale scar using regression equations developed for this crushed area by Bowyer et al.
Persistent feeding by large numbers of mites results in reddening and swelling of the base of the bud scales.
Trees are so easy to study that most existing field guides emphasize close-up features like bud scales or leaf hairs.