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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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The black point system will instil fear in motorists.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 20 (ANI): Under the initiatives of penalty point system, the Hyderabad traffic police has till date cancelled one driving license and issued notices to 64 other drivers, who have crossed six points.
During the ceremony the General Department of Traffic of the Dubai Police and the sponsors of the white point system were honoured.
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Not only do the Canadian and Australian successes recommend the point system, but the UK already employs elements of a point system introduced in its 2008 reforms for non-EU immigration, which replaced a maze of about 80 different types of visas.
As part of a continued effort to update its recycling program, the county board is adjusting the point system that aims to balance how much certain types of properties pay for solid waste programs based on estimated usage.
A preference point system indicates that you must apply for a random drawing to hunt in a particular unit.
A TOUGH extension of the penalty point system for drivers from today is welcome.
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.
The White Point system rewards drivers with a valid driving licence issued in Dubai, who own one or more Dubai-registered vehicles.
Despite these advantages, Canada's point system is not completely free from discretion and uncertainty.
Starting from March 1, the company's Thank You programme would shift from a fixed point system to a variable point system, and redemption would require 100 points per USD1.