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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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With this 'urbanizing science', he would rigorously calculate the mechanics of a new, generic, scaleless template of human cohabitation which he hoped would span endlessly across the earth, connecting both peoples and regions in a single urbe.
The literature on fish food preferences points out a general pattern of preference for fish with scales and an avoidance or prohibition of scaleless fish.
Swordfish larvae <13 mm SL have beak-like jaws that are typical of the larval scombroid fishes (Collette et al., 1984), particularly those of the wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) and scaleless tuna (Gymnosarda unicolor); older larvae develop bill-like jaws with elongate rostral cartilages anterior of the premaxillaries and equally elongate mandibles (McGowan, 1988).
It has a scaleless, slimy body with a flat head and wide mouth.
Endangered species like Mekong Giant Catfish, the world's biggest scaleless freshwater fish, would be imperiled if the project goes ahead as it is believed the rare species spawns in the rapids, Chainarong said.
Their stout bodies are scaleless and covered with rows of little lumps and bumps, topped by a dorsal fin that looks like a series of spines emerging from a cartilaginous hump.
The fishermen in the bar bring back a catch of mysterious scaleless leather carp.
The giant catfish, the world's biggest scaleless freshwater fish, is in danger of extinction and listed as an endangered species in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
The adults are easily recognized by their coriaceous (leathery), scaleless carapaces (shells).
A non-descript series of low-rise, masonry buildings were scaleless, with few windows and little exterior articulation.