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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.
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Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.
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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.
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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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In terms of performance status following surgery, although the older patients required more help for personal needs than the younger ones, no significant difference was found between the two groups in terms of activities of daily living assessed by the Karnofsky scale (Table 7).
In other words, clinicians could use whichever functional assessment method best suits the diagnostic and therapeutic context, such as the Karnofsky scale (Table 2) for cancer patients and EDSS (Table 3) for MS patients.
A paper in the June 2001 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, titled "Preliminary Evidence of Impaired Thinking in Sick Patients," reports that sicker patients (those who score 50 or lower on the Karnofsky scale rating of physical functioning) perform about as well as children younger than ten on seven tasks of cognitive function developed by Jean Piaget.