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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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But he then departed from the group's scoring system to dole out [euro]1.
nephrolithometry scoring system study, where renal pelvic involvement was associated with significantly higher probability of having postoperative residual stones (p = 0.
The bone of contention is the absence of the software used by the new scoring system.
The NuVal Nutritional Scoring System considers more than 30 nutrition factors such as vitamin D, vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids, saturated fat, calories and protein.
Professor Lip and I both hope the scoring systems will help to further reduce the risk of stroke and bleeding for patients with atrial fibrillation by improving clinical management.
HubShout's PPC scoring system prevents a campaign from spiraling out of control, which typically happens when there is no system in place to alert the PPC manager of potential problems.
Additive scoring system is commonly used to evaluate negotiation offers in multi-issue negotiations.
The new scoring system they were using on the night benefits fighters with a high work rate like me.
n](point-pairs)}, where n = 1, 2, 3, as the standard biformat family of scoring systems (with unit efficiency) against which the efficiency of any tennis singles scoring system could be measured.
The new scoring system paid less attention to consumer's one-time or occasional late bills when calculating credit scores but gave more weight to how much a consumer used available credit lines.
CHICAGO -- A five-factor scoring system that identifies women who nearly die from obstetric morbidity could potentially offer a more meaningful way to measure maternal health care quality between institutions, according to Dr.