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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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With this 'urbanizing science', he would rigorously calculate the mechanics of a new, generic, scaleless template of human cohabitation which he hoped would span endlessly across the earth, connecting both peoples and regions in a single urbe.
Based on the literature on food preferences regarding fish (Smith, 1981, 1996; Begossi and Braga, 1992; Begossi, 1998), which points out a general pattern of preference for fish with scales and avoidance or restriction for scaleless fish, we also aim to discuss two aspects of food choices among caicaras.
The adults are easily recognized by their coriaceous (leathery), scaleless carapaces (shells).
A non-descript series of low-rise, masonry buildings were scaleless, with few windows and little exterior articulation.
Petromyzontidae--The major family of the group of vertebrates comprising the lampreys and borers, eel-like, scaleless, aquatic creatures found in both fresh- and saltwater.
HENRY I's favourite food was lamprey - a long scaleless fish similar to an eel.
He writes in The Next American Metropolis: "There is a growing sense of frustration and placelessness in our suburban landscape; a homogeneous quality which overlays the unique nature of each place with chain-store architecture, scaleless office parks, and monotonous subdivisions.
it that we knew wasn't there but still hoped there might be more & more desperately trying to find the breath to keep down to stay down as he tried to embrace what chains & tendrils & entanglements he cd find down there near the sea-weed & setting seines on the right-hand side of the sun of his brain with its ribbons & shadows lost sparks specks embers metastases eyes eyelids irises of light fireflies of sunset floating up from the dark & his dreaming of beaches w/ the sound of sand drifting into the forests of featherless fish scaleless birds coral white scavenger flesh on the boughs & the boulders of i: ron of seaweed
Emperors: These slow-swimming, large-size perciform fishes have canine teeth and are scaleless.
Scaleless and free-standing, the work on view is not unsettling because of its newness, but dishearteningly traditional in its indifference to both current social issues (affordable housing) and age-old ones (building shelter for the laughing, crying, loving, hating human beings who inhabit this planet).
The scaleless skin resists puncture and abrasive damage during contact with the predator's oral or pharyngeal teeth; then, immediately after the initial strike, the hagfish employs its slime defense mechanism, which clogs the fish predators' gills (Lim et al.
GT's can be distinguished by having a small oval-shaped patch of scales in the centre of a large scaleless area on the breast in front of the pelvic fins.