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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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The skin of another species of Liparidae, Paraliparis devriesi Andriashev, is nearly scaleless, having only a few 35-45 [micro]m long thumbtack prickles embedded in the superficial epidermis (Eastman et al.
With little other correlation between inside and out, however, the composition of the building continues to perplex some viewers, rendering it scaleless and ambiguous.
Deep bodied and variously scaled or scaleless domesticated forms appeared in nearly every pond system.
One reason for a lack of scale awareness is that digital (vector-encoded) map data are inherently scaleless, even though their source material may have well defined scales.
Nostril on side of snout about half distance from margin of orbit to front of snout, nearly round, with a slender rim that is low anteriorly and about four times longer posteriorly, forming a somewhat pointed flap; short zone before nostril scaleless.
Youngblood's notion that "there is always something more to be seen" (citing Teilhard) posed an ever-expanding vision--one rooted not in an obdurate body viewing an obdurate object, but in a kind of scaleless, infinite universe rife with unknown bodies and possible intelligences.
This lively interior is combined with a scaleless and sculptural external form which contrasts effectively with its relatively profane neighbours, fulfilling the expectation of a 'religious building'.
Born in the scaleless world of pure geometry, computation-based projects are then faced with the troublesome problem of reintroducing the body and all of its architectural indexes: stairs, doors, ceiling heights, bathrooms, etc.