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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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8 m long, basally 2-pinnate-pinnatisect, medially 1-pinnate-pinnatisect to 2-pinnate-pinnatifid; lamina rachises pubescent abaxially; basal pinnae 10-20 cm long, inequilateral, the segments adnate; pinna rachises abaxially eglandular, densely pubescent, sparsely scaly (sometimes apparently absent), the hairs 0.
The build-up of these dead cells creates the aforementioned scaly patches.
Nevertheless, the scaly problem affects people of all ages -- although it has a distinct proclivity to affect youngsters around age 20 and/or people in their fifth or sixth decade.
Walling through the buildings we own, Fred saw some areas that he discussed improving and now we're exploring several renovation projects," Scaly said.
They are flaky and scaly, no matter how mush lotion I put on them.
Scaly crocodiles, lumbering turtles, slithering snakes and dragon-like lizards.
They were to return for the full gator extraction as soon as the scaly head surfaced.
Many are affected by the illness, which causes the skin to become scaly and flaky and can be inherited or develop later in life.
Fossils of a scaly, 375-million-year-old creature may be a long-sought "missing link" in the evolution of some fishes from water to a life walking on land.
Unlike humans, who constantly shed worn-out skin as tiny flakes, snakes and lizards periodically molt, or shed the outermost layer of their scaly skin all at once.
From a two-headed man to a scaly "alligator" girl and a "frog boy," freaks abound in this lively historical novel.
The building has become known as Godzilla, which is presumably something to do with its horrific scale; but green and scaly it's not.