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Example sentences from the Web for sliding scale
By that logic, Hand could live with lowered fastball velocity if it keeps moving on a sliding scale with his go-to breaking pitch.Brad Hand thrived with lower velocity in 2020. With the Nats, he wants to bring back the heat.|Jesse Dougherty|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Eligibility is determined on a sliding scale by annual income and family size, capped at $15,820 for a single person and $56,844 for a family with three or more children.Hogan pitches $750 stimulus checks for Maryland’s poorest families|Erin Cox|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Tuition is charged in relation to parent income by using a sliding scale, which Smiley says is part of their strategy in making sure Sora is an inclusive and diverse school.With $2.7M in fresh funding, Sora hopes to bring virtual high school to the mainstream|Natasha Mascarenhas|October 2, 2020|TechCrunch
He suggested a blacklist of activities could be applied to dominant platforms with a sliding scale of penalties for non-compliance — up to and including the separation of some operations, according to the FT’s report.Europe eyeing limits on how big tech can use data and bundle apps — reports|Natasha Lomas|September 30, 2020|TechCrunch
The most recent activity had a high point of 3.6 on the Richter Scale.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So did Alexander Hamilton, and on a grander scale than your AmEx.
Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.
The last time there was a raid of this scale was in 2001, when 52 men were arrested on Queen Boat, a floating disco on the Nile.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.
On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.
Free discussion—never a very free thing in Russia—has now on any general scale become quite impossible.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
But consider what it will be when the system is adopted on a more comprehensive scale.
If only India were pulling her weight for us on the same scale, we should by now be before the gates of Vienna.
Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for sliding scale
Cultural definitions for sliding scale
A set of rates that change according to a mathematical formula. The income tax, for example, is levied on a sliding scale, with the rich paying a higher percentage than the poor.