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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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System Scale has 12 offices throughout the Midwest and South and has been an Employee Stock Ownership Plan company since 1995.
A basic presentation should consist of an average of four scales with a blend of both mechanical and digital options, providing both well-rounded price points and various attributes.
Again, like the face-to-face class and the hybrid class, if the distance class is viewed alone, there is minimal divergence across the six scales, indicating that the learning environment largely matches students' preferences.
I would use this book for students interested in jazz, or adults who want to learn or review scales and chords.
This reasoning assumes that we can monitor and predict environmental variability over large areas at the scale at which it affects mosquitoborne disease transmission and that the relationships between environmental variability and mosquitoborne transmission response are clear and stationary.
Virtualization architectures based on distributed intelligent processors are generally more amenable to "scale out" strategies which enable more incremental increases in scale at more incremental cost points while maintaining the same management domain.
Ecologic processes operate over a range of spatial and temporal scales, and the resulting patterns are expressed over varied scales.
The Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale (Harris & Piers, 1969) measured student reported self-concept with a pretest to posttest design.
It is also worth mentioning that the use of rotary feeders for dosing both pressure and vacuum scales can offer advantages over the more traditional rotary screws and vibratory feeders, because they effectively prevent flushing.
That is to say, it is an architecture in which the functional requirements are underpinned by qualities of space that come from a reading of the context, scale and possible materials that set a poetic and a clarity to the space which offers ease of use.
I also expressed concern that test score scales lack an essential property for comparing test-score gains: an interval of, say, 50 points at one point on the scale cannot be assumed to represent the same achievement growth as a 50-point interval elsewhere on the scale.
Because of the high ``price'' to teachers of pushing students on to higher level, more complex thinking by testing them on such questions, many teachers opt instead for ``safe'' 90-80-70 scales, and questions that will generate a corresponding distribution of scores.