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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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The Lula government continues to believe in sustainable development in the Amazon and elsewhere in Brazil, which is why Belo Monte is being scaled down and why BR-163 is being rethought," Soares says, echoing Lula's campaign platform.
While PERT charts and activity matrices are extremely valuable on large projects, their overhead becomes harder to justify as the work is scaled down.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "The Guardia Civil in Spain are continuing their search for Mr Egglestone, although this has been scaled down considerably.
The micro hardness tester, a (1/6th) scaled down version of the IRHD dead load hardness tester was introduced in the 1950s to test thinner and small production samples.
Police have scaled down the search for Hannah Black, 13, of Rothwell, but pledged to continue looking.
Earlier this week, the Labour-run city council was accused of dragging its feet over plans to restore the building and now a city source has revealed the project may have to be scaled down.
The Brighton Beach development, designed by Costas Kondylis & landscapes by Paul Friedberg & Partners, is a much scaled down version of a project that failed to gain sufficient votes from the City Planning Commission in 1988.
All the women scaled down their exercising after completing the study, and all returned to normal cycles within six months.
A Durham Police spokesman said: "The operation was scaled down as quickly as it was launched.
The project has already been scaled down significantly since its original approval in the 1980s.
Taiwan, on the other hand, has scaled down in its production of basic car security products, moving most of its production to the mainland.