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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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DISCUSSION: Randallophorus keys roughly to Sthenaridea in Schuh (1984, as Paramixia; 1991) and Schuh and Schwartz (1988) based on the shared lack of scalelike setal patches and bands on the hemelytra, the simple slender antennal segment II, the scattered scalelike pleural setae, and the simple, tubelike endosoma lacking an apparent gonopore.
Dioecious trees; juvenile leaves 3-6 mm long, sharp pointed, entire, adult leaves appressed, scalelike, overlapping, 1-3 mm long, entire; pollen cones terminal, single, 3-5 mm long, consisting of 3-7 sporophylls; ovulate cones berrylike, pedunculate, globose to subglobose, 3-9 mm long; seeds 1-2, rarely 3 or 4, per cone, 1.
The genus is recognized by a generally elongate-ovoid body shape, broad head, lanceolate scalelike setae on the dorsum, and by the patch of glassy spicules on the endosoma proximate to the secondary gonopore (Schuh and Menard, 2011).