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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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Fahrenheit Temperature scale. Retrieved May 1, 2009 from http:// www.sizes.com/units/temperature_Fahrenheit.htm
The established temperature scale is also a basis for scientific research activities and non-contact temperature measurements [15].
HAPPENED ON THIS DAY 1701: Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer who created the centigrade temperature scale, was born in Uppsala.
By convention, ASHRAE chooses the heat content of moist air as zero at the starting point [T.sub.0] of the temperature scale, (1) while calculating the vaporization heat [h.sub.0.sup.vap] at [T.sub.0] (ASHRAE 2005).
Changes in A and An are correlated to the microscopic smectic layer spacing, by mapping A and An to an exceedingly fine temperature scale. The idea is that as the materials are continuous, such a temperature scale is not limited by the precision of the measurements.
The Celsius temperature scale was proposed in 1742 by the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius, but it was more commonly known as the Centigrade scale until 1948.
On the temperature scale, high temperature developments are considered to be between 300-350 deg F, extreme temperatures are approximately 350-400 deg F and ultra high on the scale of 400-500 deg F.
In this context, estimating a minimum temperature scale in specific situations, spring frost is the main objective of this study.
Around 80% of non-food applications are catered for by standard, silicon-based products such as Dow Corning's popular DC200 fluid, but the choice of fill fluid may not be so easy in some applications--especially those at each end of the temperature scale. Applications that are hotter than approximately 200oC require specialist high-temperature fill fluids to prevent them boiling in the capillaries.
Which Swedish astronomer in the 18th century was the first to propose the centigrade temperature scale?
The worldwide consistent temperature measurement is assured by the International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90), which extends from 0.65 K to the highest temperatures, measurable with the aid of Planck's radiation law.

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