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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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Secondary measures, including the Short Form 36v2 physical and mental components, the Karnofsky Performance Scale (KPS), a 10-point back pain score, use of analgesics for back pain, and change in ambulation status and activities of daily living, all showed significant improvement in favor of surgery over nonsurgical management.
Their mean age was 51 years and median preoperative Karnofsky Performance Scale (KPS) score was 80.
The Karnofsky Performance Scale score varied from 60 to 90 (mean, 80).