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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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Paving the rest of the BR-163 highway, laying the gas pipelines and building even a scaled down Belo Monte will open the Amazon up to unchecked colonization that would do considerable environmental damage," says Roberto Smeraldi, the director of Friends of the Earth in Brazil.
Scaled down to micro-size, the MiniLab is said to be the answer to small or expensive sample requirements.
The scaled down 2,000-square-metre version will feature science galleries, object theatres and an underground excavation for visitors to venture underground in a glass-enclosed elevator.
For example, "Where the new buildings approach the mansion, they are scaled down to meet the scale and massing of the existing building.
Roukes expects that the electrometer can be scaled down further to make it more useful and to explore the physical limits of such devices.
The Florida presence will be scaled down to the office of secretary Sanford Z.
Indian banks have scaled down their exposure to Singapore following rules that they consider as too restrictive.
THE Foreign Office have confirmed the search for a Durham walker missing in Spain has been scaled down.
have scaled down the proposed buildings from 18 stories to 15 and now to 12.
The micro IRHD instrument was introduced in the 1950s as a scaled down version of the IRHD dead load -- used for testing thinner, smaller samples and products.
CLASSMATES of Rochelle Cauvet, swept away while walking in a river on a school trip, said farewell at her funeral yesterday as police scaled down the search for her friend.