Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A card which shows the position of players in base-ball, cricket, and similar sports, with spaces in which to enter the record of each player and of the game.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • One firm says that its unique product develops and measures the key performance metrics of senior management, through a score-card kind of a tracker, particularly designed for down times.

    Corporate India Has Timber Roots to Withstand the Storm

  • But to me it still comes down to an image of scriptural certainty, the dualism of black ink and yellow-brown vellum, a tallying of good acts against bad which assumes a binary state of good and bad, observance and transgression, and an ability to quantify the individual's "worth" by toting up the positive and negative score-card.

    The Stain of Sin

  • The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians.

    2006 August 06 « Mudpuddle

  • I have mixed feelings about my environmental responsibility score-card.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians.

    Robert Fisk on Lebanon « Mudpuddle

  • But even if we accept that that Lebanese and Palestinians have the right to resist the occupations they are suffering, how can Hezbollah be said to be winning from any score-card that would make sense to the signers of the Guardian letter?

    Mark Levine: Has the Left Gone Mad?

  • A broken-backed Israeli Prime Minister trying to dodge the fall-out from corruption charges; a broken-backed American President trying to tick a spurious box on his office score-card; a morally and culturally eviscerated Europe in thrall to the belief that appeasement avoids war; no wonder Iran is thumbing its nose at all of us.

    A breathing space for terror

  • The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians.

    Robert Fisk on Lebanon « Mudpuddle

  • A broken-backed Israeli Prime Minister trying to dodge the fall-out from corruption charges; a broken-backed American President trying to tick a spurious box on his office score-card; a morally and culturally eviscerated Europe in thrall to the belief that appeasement avoids war; no wonder Iran is thumbing its nose at all of us.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The obscene score-card for death in this latest war now stands as follows: 508 Lebanese civilians, 46 Hizbollah guerrillas, 26 Lebanese soldiers, 36 Israeli soldiers and 19 Israeli civilians.

    2006 August 07 « Mudpuddle

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.