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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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In a national survey conducted last month, I found that these 'gloom and doom" voters are decidedly downscale.
Downscale chic, on the other hand, seeks to sever, or at least muddle, the commodity/class connection.
Played with just the right mix of impulsiveness, desperation and obliviousness by newcomer Emily Grace, Alice can't stand her downscale life with her divorced, embarrassing mother.
Autograph-seekers still sought him out at his downscale San Fernando Valley haunts.
This being northern Atlantic Florida - and, therefore, its traditionally Dixie region - the island was initially segregated into downscale white Delrona Beach and an enclave called Lincoln Beach that was founded by well-to-do African-Americans.
Advanced features include on-chip deinterlacing support and video window detection, image expansion and reduction, upscale and downscale up to SXGA, and automatic detection of changes in incoming resolution and refresh rate.
The equally conniving Felix Carbury (Matthew Macfadyen) has his eyes set on Melmotte's mousy-voiced but determined daughter Marie (Shirley Henderson), even though he's simultaneously sleeping with the decidedly more downscale Ruby (Maxine Peake).
The film's main action takes place in a very downscale district of a small Connecticut city, and the late, great cinematographer Piotr Sobocinski (``Ransom,'' Kieslowski's ``Red'') manages to give even its sunniest summer days a grayish tinge appropriate to the circumstances of young Bobby Garfield (Anton Yelchin, previously seen elsewhere in ``Along Came a Spider'') and his unhappily widowed mother, Liz (Hope Davis, of ``Next Stop, Wonderland'' and ``The Daytrippers'' indie fame).