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score

 (skôr)
n.
1. Sports & Games
a. A usually numerical record of a competitive event: keeping score.
b. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage: The score stood tied in the bottom of the ninth inning.
c. The number of points attributed to a competitor or team.
2. A result, usually expressed numerically, of a test or examination.
3.
a. An amount due; a debt.
b. A grievance that is harbored and requires satisfaction: settle an old score.
4. A ground; a reason: You have nothing to worry about on that score.
5. A group of 20 items.
6. scores Large numbers: Scores of people attended the rally.
7. Music
a. The notation of a musical work.
b. The written form of a composition for orchestral or vocal parts.
c. The music written for a film or a play.
8. Slang
a. The act of securing an advantage, especially a surprising or significant gain: "He had dropped out of school and gone for that quick dollar, that big score" (Peter Goldman).
b. The act or an instance of buying illicit drugs.
c. A successful robbery.
d. An instance of having sexual intercourse with a desired partner.
9. A notch or incision, especially one that is made to keep a tally.
v. scored, scor·ing, scores
v.tr.
1. To achieve or accomplish: scored a success in the play.
2. Sports & Games
a. To achieve or gain in a game or contest: score a touchdown.
b. To count or be worth as points: A basket scores two points.
c. To keep a written record of the score or events of (a game or contest).
d. Baseball To cause (a base runner) to cross home plate, especially by getting a hit: scored both runners with a double.
3. To evaluate and assign a grade to: score a test.
4. Music
a. To orchestrate (a piece of music).
b. To arrange for a specific instrument.
5. To criticize cuttingly; berate.
6. Slang
a. To succeed in acquiring: scored two tickets to the play.
b. To succeed in obtaining (an illicit drug): "Aging punks try to impress her with tales of ... the different drugs they've scored" (Art Jahnke).
7.
a. To mark (a piece of paper or wood, for example) with lines or notches, especially for the purpose of keeping a record.
b. To cancel or eliminate by superimposing lines.
c. To mark the surface of (meat, for example) with usually parallel cuts.
v.intr.
1. Sports & Games
a. To make a point or points in a game or contest.
b. To record the score or progress of a game or contest.
2. Slang
a. To achieve a purpose or advantage, especially to make a surprising gain or coup: "They ... score in places like the bond market" (Mike Barnicle).
b. To succeed in having sexual relations with a desired partner.
c. To succeed in buying or obtaining an illicit drug.

[Middle English, crack, scratch, tally stick, tally of twenty, from Old English scoru (attested only in the sense "twenty"), from Old Norse skor, notch, tally stick, tally of twenty; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

scor′er n.

scoring

(ˈskɔːrɪŋ)
n
1. the act or practice of scoring
2. (Music, other) orchestration. See orchestrate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scoring - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or scorescoring - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
evaluation, rating - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
Translations

scoring

[ˈskɔːrɪŋ] N
1. (Sport) (= keeping score) → tanteo m
2. (= act of scoring) Evans opened the scoring in the third minuteEvans abrió el marcador en el tercer minuto
he has a good scoring recordmarca muchos goles or tantos
3. (Mus) → orquestación f

scoring

[ˈskɔːrɪŋ]
n
(SPORT) [points, goals] → inscription f
to open the scoring → ouvrir le score
(= scorekeeping) → marque f
to do the scoring → tenir la marque
(MUSIC) (= arrangement) → arrangements mpl
modif
[ability] (in football)de buteur; (in rugby, cricket, basketball)de marqueur
[opportunity] → de marquer
[average, rate, record] → de points marqués, de points inscrits
[system] → de pointage

scoring

nErzielen nteines Punktes; (Ftbl etc) → Torschuss m; (= scorekeeping)Zählen nt; to open the scoringden ersten Punkt machen; (Ftbl etc) → das erste Tor schießen; rules for scoringRegeln über die Zählweise; so far there has been no scoring (Ftbl etc) → bis jetzt ist noch kein Tor gefallen; X did most of the scoringX erzielte die meisten Punkte; (Ftbl etc) → X schoss die meisten Tore
adj suf a low-/high-scoring matchein Spiel, in dem wenig/viele Punkte/Tore erzielt wurden; he is Arsenal’s top-scoring playerer hat die meisten Tore für Arsenal erzielt or geschossen, er ist Arsenals Torschützenkönig

scoring

:
scoring chance
n (Sport) → Torchance f
scoring spree
n (Sport) → Schützenfest nt (inf); to go on a scoringein Schützenfest veranstalten (inf)

scoring

[ˈskɔːrɪŋ] n (Sport) → punteggio
References in classic literature ?
I think a moderate stroke,' he concludes, 'is all I am justified in scoring up;' so, suits the action to the word, closes the cupboard, and goes to bed.
Since the level of interest is being measured and since the higher the score the less interest is shown by the respondent, the accurate scoring of this item should be reversed.
Results from the IEA tests place the United States in the middle of the pack internationally, scoring well below the average of the highest-performing countries--Singapore, Korea, Japan, Belgium, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, and Austria.
Because an examinee's response to an initial item has no effect on the scoring of the second item in a soft-linked pair, soft-linked items clearly meet independence, and cause no problem for classical test theory.
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).
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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.
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Moorpark (2-1), which lost the playoff meeting, began with consecutive 66-yard scoring drives, Scott amassing all 132 yards, 123 of them on the ground, and scoring on runs of 1 and 2 yards.
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