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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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More specifically, there was a significant gender result on the Decision to Enter Clinical Practice Scale (U=2033.
International Judo Federation spokesman Michael Brousse said "Someone had inserted tissue paper into the practice scales, causing them to weigh slightly lighter than they actually were.
British judo gold medal prospect Debbie Allan was disqualified for failing to make her fighting weight because the official practice scales had been tampered with.

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