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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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Bauer thinks that insurance scoring will continue to be refined as predictive modeling develops.
Psychometric benefits of soft-linked scoring algorithms in achievement testing.
The submitted materials were evaluated using the Classroom Assessment Materials Scoring Rubric (CAMS rubric).
Delivery of the ACT human and Vantage automated scoring of the GMAT AWA began in early 2006 and will continue in 2007.
The same dynamics propelling the use of credit-based scoring into a standard underwriting and rating practice is present for other potential variables related to the characteristics of occupants, said Dorman.
Tony Tomasino had a 10-yard scoring catch and Matt Faigh had a 12-yard touchdown reception.
Utah lawmakers have approved a measure that prohibits insurers from using credit-based scoring as a criterion for canceling policies or denying their renewal.
Global FICO([R]) score applies Fair Isaac's world-leading risk scoring technology to rank-order consumers according to their credit risk.
Tied 6-6, Oakland Tech won the overtime coin toss and elected to go on offense - scoring on just two plays.
We have competed against the credit reporting agencies' scoring products for many years, and we are happy to compete on a level playing field," said Tom Grudnowski, CEO of Fair Isaac.
Edwards Nest Egg Score is a single, quarterly, three-digit numerical rating that represents a measure of the relative strength or weakness of Americans' wealth-building performance, similar to the scoring systems used to evaluate creditworthiness.
Hart (21-4-2) applied pressure much of the second half, getting its best scoring opportunity when Eric Tanner hit the crossbar with seven minutes left.