Definition of Sliding scale

1. Noun. A wage scale that fluctuates in response to the cost-of-living index.

Generic synonyms: Wage Scale, Wage Schedule



Definition of Sliding scale

1. Noun. A pricing scheme for a product or service were a price range is set and the customer is charged based on where their financial resources fall within the price range ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sliding Scale

slidey
sliding
sliding door
sliding doors
sliding filament hypothesis
sliding filament model
sliding flap
sliding hernia
sliding hiatal hernia
sliding hook
sliding keel
sliding oblique osteotomy
sliding oesophageal hiatal hernia
sliding pond
sliding ponds
sliding scale (current term)
sliding scales
sliding seat
sliding window
slidingly
slidings
slidometer
slidometers
slier
sliest
slieve
slieves
sligh
slight
slight care

Literary usage of Sliding scale

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"When the sliding scale rate is used it is contended that the rate is slightly in advance over the former one, and when the overlapping method is used an ..."

2. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1914)
"Sliding-scale method recommended—Maryland Commission. 1431. Surplus should be created to equalize dividends. 1432. Relation of rates to service—Maryland ..."

3. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The sliding scale applicable where product is homogeneous. Not in harmony with the general principle of employer's assumption of industrial risks, ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"... M 61:287-97 Mr -17 Howard, Stanley E. Fall River sliding scale experiment of 1905- 1910. Am Econ R 7:530-52 S '17 Howard university Howard university ..."

5. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1914)
"Sliding-scale method recommended—Maryland Commission. Bachrach v. Consolidated Gas, Electric Light and Power Company of Baltimore l is a rate case. ..."

6. History of the Anti-corn-law league by Archibald Prentice (1853)
"SIR E. PEEL'S NEW sliding scale. In the House of Commons, on Monday, February 14th, on the order of the day being read for the adjourned debate it was ..."

7. The Regulation of Municipal Utilities by Clyde Lyndon King (1912)
"CHAPTER V THE sliding scale METHOD OF REGULATION AS APPLIED TO GAS COMPANIES IN MASSACHUSETTS IN the endeavor to provide a ..."

8. A History of England and the British Empire by Arthur Donald Innes (1915)
"But, in fact, the sliding scale operated so as to encourage speculation in corn ... Peel, however, in 1842 still held to the principle of the sliding scale, ..."

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