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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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Health chiefs have been told to scale down plans for a pounds 300 million redevelopment of a Midland hospital to ease its financial problems.
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