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point system

n.
1. A system of evaluating academic achievement based on grade points.
2. Any of various printing or writing systems for the blind, such as Braille, that use an alphabet of raised symbols or dots that correspond to letters.
3. Printing A system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point.
4. A system of penalizing drivers of motor vehicles for traffic violations by assigning points for each type of violation and revoking the driver's license if a certain number of points are accrued.

point system

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a system of measurement using the point as its unit. See point21
2. (Education) a system for evaluation of achievement, as in education or industry, based on awarding points
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any system of writing or printing, such as Braille, that uses protruding dots

point′ sys`tem


n.
a system of promoting students on the basis of points representing their letter grades and credit hours.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.point system - a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rulespoint system - a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
manufacture, industry - the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
system of rules, system - a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"
2.point system - a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point
system of measurement, metric - a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
3.point system - a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
braille - a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals
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According to Al Banai, the white point system was designed by the Dubai Police to have an environment free of traffic accidents.
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A plan to use a point system which will replace the current fine system for reducing traffic violations is under study, an informed source at the Riyadh Traffic Department told Arab News.
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The top seven places would have looked like this: 1st: Arsenal 170 points, 2nd: Chelsea 167, 3rd: Manchester United 135, 4th: Liverpool 110, 5th: Middlesbrough 108, 6th: Bolton 107, 7th: Everton 106bviously, this just shows how the historical tables would have altered and we can't estimate what sort of difference a goals bonus point system would have had on tactics, team selection and motivation.
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