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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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At 66 she's been planning for some time to scale back her operation.
And while women scale back consciously to spend more time with the children, men who see themselves as working in a job versus a career do so not because of family responsibilities or a particular life course stage but because of chance events and turning points in their working lives or in their wives' careers.
Welfare as an entitlement has been eliminated, and there is enormous pressure to scale back social security and other benefits.
Brazil's central bank has said that it will scale back currency interventions.
The Chief Executive of British Airways says the airline will be forced to scale back flights at Heathrow if plans for a third runway are scrapped.
In Hooksett, Wal-Mart recently announced it will scale back the proposed Super Wal-Mart along Route 3A in the town, according to town Planning Director Joanne Duffy.
The government has room to scale back individual rights during wartime without violating the Constitution, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Tuesday' the newspaper reported.
The company wants to scale back its contribution and make employees also pay into the plan.
When budgets ceased to expand and began to contract, the Program was not well grounded or well integrated enough to scale back in a logical way.
Boeing's 350 British suppliers are expected to be hard hit by the company's plans to scale back production and cut up to 48,000 jobs worldwide.
Congress asks Defense to scale back its procurement budget.