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scoring

[′skȯr·iŋ]
(engineering)
Scratching the surface of a material.
(geology)
The formation of parallel scratches, lines, or grooves in a bedrock surface by the abrasive action of rock fragments transported by a moving glacier.
A scratch, line, or groove produced by this process. Also known as score.
(materials)

Scoring

Partial cutting of concrete flat work for the control of shrinkage cracking; also used to denote the roughening of a slab to develop mechanical bond.
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The Top Scoring Car Awards cover all major vehicle categories for model year 2012.
Howell returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and added a 16-yard scoring run later in the first quarter.
Credit-based insurance scoring spawned restrictive legislation or regulation in dozens of states where consumer advocates attacked the practice as discriminatory.
One might attribute this to the fact that English is a difficult language to learn-except that the United States was the lowest scoring of all the English-speaking countries.
These items are often used in multi-step calculations, allowing hierarchical computer scoring of complex reasoning.
American Society of Anesthesiology scoring discrepancies affecting the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System: surgical-site-infection risk index rates.
of San Rafael, California, the innovator of credit scoring in 1956; Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) of Murray Hill, New Jersey; and the major credit-reporting agencies.
When computed, this simple scoring system enabled us to easily determine the specific score for each section, the highest possible score, and the percentage of the highest possible score.
One question often posed is what happens in the case of insurance scoring when policyholders face extraordinary circumstances.
A portion of this project focused directly upon assisting teachers in developing assessment tasks and scoring instruments that were consistent with the district's algebra standard, "Students use algebraic methods to explore, model, and describe patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, and graphs in problem-solving situations and communicate with appropriate mathematical language and reasoning used in solving these problems" (Jefferson County Public Schools, 1996, p.
Vantage Learning's IntelliMetric[TM] automated essay scoring system supports the Analytical Writing Assessment Portion of the GMAT[R] with accurate, reliable, and consistent scoring of writing
Canyon (2-1) controlled the first half and led 21-7 at halftime on a John Di Luigi touchdown run and scoring passes from Austin Cevita to Christopher Kingsbury and Mike Loucks.