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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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- Hollister Free Lance - Scaled back last year to Tuesdays and Fridays, instead of five days a week.
The event took place in late April, but was scaled back to the same level granted other groups of visitors.
Emily DeRocco, assistant labor secretary for employment and training, told Congress in late February that the centers are being scaled back to maintenance-level operations.
Remember when we told you in July that Winburn Tile Manufacturing of North Little Rock had scaled back its work force from 100 employees to an unspecified few?
With the return to more normal economic conditions and increased domestic output, Indonesia has scaled back its huge rice import program.
After locals voiced opposition, the developer scaled back plans and will build five homes instead of six, allowing the tree to remain standing.
"This is some progress from the 1970s, however, when husbands rarely scaled back to help out with family responsibilities and instead just accrued and retained privileges within marriage as a result of their occupational prestige," says Becker.
Most doctors correctly ordered the drugs stopped or scaled back and prescribed anti-ulcer drugs.
One woman's husband still gets home "too late for dinner," so she has scaled back her career.
In the last week of the second quarter, expectations of an imminent Federal Reserve tightening were sharply scaled back after several press and market research reports suggested that a change in policy in the near term was unlikely.
Following this action, some other suppliers of HDPE, including Solvay, Paxon, Fina and Occidental, scaled back their increases to 3|cents~/lb.
Then, as now, the size of the force was cut, some short-term procurement programs were either scaled back or stopped, and we sold some weapons overseas (Nixon sold them to Iran; we now sell to Saudi Arabia).