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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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'And, for their information, when a project is scaled down, obviously the profits too will be 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.
But after the Government refused it "scaled down its decommissioning".
Architect Nicos Meletiou said that the construction of the cathedral would not be an monstrosity, as it would not resemble a tower block but would be designed in the shape of a pyramid, adding that the current design had been scaled down after town planning decrees.
As a consequence officers had scaled down their operation at the site.
The 5-Gigabit model (NP-2/5) is a scaled down version of the 10-Gigabit network processor (NP-2/10) and extends EZchip's reach into lower speed segments of the Metro Ethernet market.
SECURITY measures are to be scaled down further for today's banned Drumcree parade.
The tall concrete colonnade, like a scaled down version of Foster's Carre d'Art museum, Nimes (AR July 1993), is a welcoming gesture that celebrates and civilises arrival, while emphasising a route to the lake.
Modern auto pistols, when scaled down, are much easier to shoot than scaled-down revolvers.
But environmentalists argue Belo Monte should be scrapped, not scaled down, asserting that not even a downsized dam can be made economically or environmentally feasible.
Mr Gregory said the search was not being scaled down.
"In order to deal with these new demands on my time and attention," says Travis, "I've scaled down my company's operations, passing up international business and focusing on selling to fishermen, gardeners, and other local customers."