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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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We are proud to present the first Top Scoring Car Awards from Total Car Score," said Karl Brauer, founder and CEO of Total Car Score.
A 10-yard scoring pass from Vince Moraga to Herman Young gave Pacifica of Oxnard (0-2) a 7-0 lead early in the second quarter, Simi Valley's Langston Jackson scored on a 6-yard run just before halftime to tie the score.
This study also revealed that both groups of students felt confident after instruction although their confidence did not correspond to their posttest scores.
If playing open scores is difficult for pianists with years of training, it is even more so for the instrumental or vocal music major who does not engage in piano study until his freshman year in college.
Bauer and his agency colleagues tell customers upfront that their insurance score will be made up of credit scoring, as well as their motor vehicle record and losses, and will be modeled on a number of different variables.
Hispanic children do not experience this widening test-score gap relative to otherwise similar white students; indeed, they systematically close the gap, perhaps because their initial scores are artificially low due to the relative inexperience with the English language among some immigrants and their children (see Figure 2).
Alternatively phrased, score on an item must be a function of_ only, not a function of score on any other item or a function of any other trait.
He's making rehearsal scores not just for Concerto Barocco, but for two other seminal Balanchine ballets: Serenade and Apollo.
The science scores are in direct contrast to the 2000 mathematics assessment, released in August 2001, that showed significant improvement for fourth and eighth graders.
In a study in which 304 anesthesiologists assigned ASA scores to 10 hypothetical patients, the mean number of patients rated identically by the expert panel was 5.
These companies assign numerical values to "events" on an applicant's credit report--slow payments, maxed out credit cards, or bankruptcies, for example--then calculate them with other factors to arrive at a score.
In one study, people with high coronary calcium scores were five to six times as likely to develop heart disease as people with low calcium scores, says Yadon Arad of St.
When comparing our nurses and CNA's we found that the nurses had slightly higher scores in all areas.
As shown in figure 3, page 18, the weighted combined scores for the 10 Ambulatory Care Parameters form the Program Quality Index (PQI).
Vantage developed IntelliMetric[TM], which administers and scores responses to open-ended questions over the Internet using advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology.