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score

1. in. to succeed. I knew if I kept trying I could score.
2. tv. & in. to obtain something; to obtain drugs or sex. (Very close to sense 1) Fred is always trying to score with women.
3. n. the result of a scoring: drugs, loot, winnings, etc. The crooks dropped the score as they made their getaway.
4. in. [for a male] to copulate with a female; [for a female] to copulate with a male. (Usually objectionable.) Fred can’t think about anything but scoring with Martha.
5. n. the client of a male or female prostitute. She conked the score over the head and robbed him.
6. n. a summary; a conclusion; the sum total. (see also bottom line.) Okay, waiter, what’s the score?
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If they don't catch her from behind and pound her to the ground, then she scores that goal.
Group A did next best, increasing their mean score from 10.
In cases where students are not given the score with adequate time for preparation, the instructor may need to confer with the ensemble director to clarify expectations regarding preparation time; the health or mental well-being of the pianist should be a paramount consideration.
Each company has to set up a phone number that consumers can call if they question their score or if they have a life circumstance--such as a death in the family or a major crisis--that is the reason for the lower score, she said.
As scholars Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips write, "Reducing the black-white test score gap would do more to promote racial equality than any other strategy that commands broad political support.
PBCC is basically a correlation between item score (dichotomously-scored as "correct" or "incorrect") and the total test score.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress, issued in mid-November, show the average scores for fourth and eighth graders were flat since the last science report card in 1996.
The National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) program uses a risk adjustment system for surgical site infection that includes three equally weighted variables: wound class, procedure duration, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score (8).
Approximately 30% of a Fair, Isaac credit score is based on amounts owed.
The density and size of the spots and, by inference, the amount of plaque are reflected in the coronary calcium score.
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.
The Program Quality Index is also a score between 1 and 100 and reflects the level of quality of the entire program.
net)'s Sender Score Certified and Sender Score Reputation Monitor available on the IMP, Bizanga's customers can confidently and aggressively target spam without pressure of accidentally filtering permissioned email, and make decisions about what email to block at the gateway before it enters their network.
Megan Urquico gave the Knights the early lead, before Ventura tied the score with four minutes remaining in regulation to force overtime.