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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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Our study focused only on one of the for-fee credit score providers, Experian, and on one free online FAKO score estimator that also uses Experian's credit scoring algorithm.
He said that low credit scores for Americans of color tend to reflect their lower economic status in society, and added that critics of credit scoring are making a mistake by "shooting the messenger".
Among the kids who took the old test and then the version revised in 1991, the proportion scoring just below 70 and recommended for special education tripled.
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.
The probabilities of scoring 0,50, 100,200 and 300 runs are calculated and compared with observation.
The ASA score was evaluated as both a 5-level ordinal variable, with values of 1,2,3,4, and 5, and as a dichotomous variable (ASA [is greater than or equal to] 3 and ASA [is less than] 3, corresponding to the NNIS scoring system).
The average score across all respondents came to 473 out of a possible 1000, with 64 percent of all respondents scoring below 500.
The subject of credit scoring has sparked a range of reactions in the mortgage industry.
The 1976 FDA Food Service Sanitation Manual and subsequently the 1982 FDA RetAil Food Store Sanitation Code, which used the same scoring system, have attempted to quantify the measure of sanitation in a food establishment by incorporating a weighted-scoring system.
Scoring. Items answered correctly on each scale (correct answer given in parenthesis in Table 1) were given a score of one, while those answered incorrectly were given a score of zero.
The supervisors were instructed to evaluate each employee impartially and to use the following scoring key for each item: Each item was given a numerical score which corresponded to a subjective description of job performance.
In particular, concern has been raised that current methods are too "static." As other witnesses have indicated, current scoring procedures already allow for some response in the spending, saving, and investment behavior of individuals and firms.