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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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"We had a less creative game but we managed to keep two clean sheets so we need to try and get that balance," said Nafti, frantically moving his hands as though they were a pair of scales.
In the human body the muscles are designed to be like a balanced pair of scales, pushing and pulling equally when needed, however lifestyles, jobs and exercise habits encourage us to favour certain muscles over others.
Sarah Barber uses the story of Nebuchadnesar's son Belshazzar from the Old Testament to explore the metaphor of a pair of scales used to weigh a person like Charles in the balance, but she concedes that this metaphor amounted to only "an undercurrent" in the rhetoric of the time (106).
Also new are a pair of scales with large digital displays.
The first pair of scales and the dyad appear together in a row as marked on the chart of Example 2a; the second pair of scales and the dyad appear stacking up on the right of the same chart, as marked a by dotted line.
Gill, restaurant critic - I don't own a pair of scales; I don't measure myself like luggage.
The other side of his medal was a pair of scales in suspense.
In conclusion, this study extended research on the measurement properties of a pair of scales that appear to have promise for providing reliable and valid measures of goal acceptance and goal commitment.
"I bought a pair of scales and was horrified to see them hit 19st 13.5 lb and it was there and then I vowed I would never hit 20st."