Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as score, n., 8.
  • noun In founding, the bursting or splitting of a casting from unequal contraction in cooling.
  • noun In music, the act, process, or result of writing out in score, of orchestrating in some particular manner, or of arranging for a different instrument: same as instrumentation, orchestration, or transcription.
  • noun In racing, the act of bringing a horse and his rider over and over again to the score or starting line, so as to make a fair start.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of something or someone that scores.
  • noun The process of keeping score in a sport or contest.
  • noun The process of winning points in a sport or contest.
  • noun The action of scratching paper or other material to make it easier to fold.
  • verb Present participle of score.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score

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Examples

  • It is this area of the ice that defines the term "scoring chance," and we should see a skater convert ~15 percent of them to goals, on average.

    Statistical analysis: Alex Ovechkin at even strength, then and now

  • Notes: Blue Jackets rookie center Derek Brassard, second on the team in scoring, is out indefinitely due to a separate shoulder sustained in a fight.

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  • Notes: Posey's season-high in scoring is 26 points, at New Jersey in December. ...

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - Atlanta vs. Miami

  • Junior Jazz Covington, who leads the team in scoring, is seventh on Louisville's career rebounding list.

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  • Iverson finished 15-of-25, including three 3-pointers, but he was hardly alone in scoring from the perimeter.

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  • The Lady Gamecocks also had a 19-4 edge in scoring from the free-throw line and a 47-30 rebounding advantage.

    NCAA Women's Basketball - Coastal Carolina vs. South Carolina

  • "We have tried to make a comparison and have done what we call scoring, to see what is the degree of freedom from state regulations," Thomas Estermann, the lead author of the report, said in a telephone interview from Brussels.

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  • "We have tried to make a comparison and have done what we call scoring, to see what is the degree of freedom from state regulations," Thomas Estermann, the lead author of the report, said in a telephone interview from Brussels.

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  • "We have tried to make a comparison and have done what we call scoring, to see what is the degree of freedom from state regulations," Thomas Estermann, the lead author of the report, said in a telephone interview from Brussels.

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  • They've gone to what I call the scoring areas in front of the net.

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