from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A point assigned to a course credit, as in a university, that corresponds to the letter grade made in a course.
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- n. a numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course taken at a college or university multiplied by the number of credit hours awarded for the course
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"I pledge at this very moment, on this cut of meat, to take my two-point-five grade point average and enroll at Harvard."
Ifinished my sophomore year with a 3.46 grade point average.
I appreciated Ol 'One Ball for its suggestiveness, McGoo for its canny reference to the old goggle-eyed cartoon character, Eye-nstein for its nod to my high grade point average, Glass for its jazzy simplicity, Lefty for its ironic coolness, and Lighthouse for its clean imagery.