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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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For instance, the striking qualitative difference in color of pubescence on bud scales of Dirca from Florida and those from the remaining populations (Peterson et al.
The colonies then survive the winter in bud scales and cracks in the bark ready to infect the young leaves as they appear in spring.
You can then repeat this next February but there is a major warning - do not spray if we have a mild winter and the buds begin to enlarge as the Armillatox can get into the bud scales.