sliding scale

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a wage scale that fluctuates in response to the cost-of-living index

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These regimens were sliding scale ba-sal bolus and pre-mixed insulin regimen.
In this review, we take a closer look at the failings of the sliding scale system and the advantages of adopting an insulin regimen that more closely resembles a natural physiologic state.
This study shows how the price caps, sliding scale plans and consumer choice programs have fared in the gas market in terms of lowering utilities' residential, small commercial and industrial prices.
Tickets to the festival are $5 to $10 per workshop on a sliding scale; weekend passes are $25 to $50 on a sliding scale.
ST HELENS council is to introduce a sliding scale of charges for social services personal care and day care attendance.
The terms of the purchase agreement include an acquisition price of $5 million - $1 million paid upon closing and $1 million paid over four successive six-month periods - and a net smelter royalty which operates on sliding scale beginning at $300 US per troy ounce of gold.
357), prescription-drug coverage would be subsidized on a sliding scale, based on income.
They could avoid passing on import costs tacked to the final price, make agreements to produce their products more economically with local companies or charge a sliding scale to the poorest countries.
For the accelerated payment, USBank charges carriers a fee on a sliding scale, up to two percent of the freight bill.
Deposits made in the proper manner, but late, will be subject to the sliding scale penalty of Sec.
A fiat percentage is based on the notion materiality is completely relative, while a sliding scale assumes some amounts are large enough to always be material.
Raser will receive royalty payments on a sliding scale based on sales of up to 500,000 units.
25 or above on a sliding scale with 10 at the top end.
Each recipient is required to match the state grant on a sliding scale.
The cost for all five days is pounds 55, but kids can go for any number of days, with a sliding scale of payment.