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box score

1. In sports, especially baseball or basketball, a record that breaks down the scores, players, and statistics of two teams in a given game. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Make sure you get your hands on the box score after the game—it will help you write a much better article than relying on memory alone.
2. By extension, a thorough and detailed rundown of an event, action, or situation. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. My boss asked me to prepare a box score for our earnings this quarter.
3. Military slang for a record of the number of dead, wounded, or missing soldiers at a given point in time. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. The box score over the past month shows that we experiencing less casualties than this time last year.
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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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The BCCI might not have got the desired results, but it is doing its bit to encourage both manual and online scorers, besides the video analysts, by increasing their remuneration from this season.
Also, Scorer gauges each session to be about two and a quarter hours, which is just too long.
Video replay technologies may help scorers get the play right, but they also subject them to more second-guessing.
TOTTENHAM Best Champions League odds 25-1 Top Champions League scorer G Bale 4 Top domestic league scorer R van der Vaart 10 Domestic league position 4th Transfer action Failed deadline-day bids for Kun Aguero, Giuseppe Rossi and Fernando Llorente highlighted the desperation for a top-class forward.
INVOLVED Coun Barrie Scorer chats to Summers Lucas under the watchful eye of Eileen March.
Lewis became 1st XI scorer following the death of predecessor Byron Denning in November 2001 and was chairman of the Association of County Cricket Scorers.
ANYONE wishing to become a cricket scorer for the coming season should contact Alan Robinson on 024-7634-6360.
Palmer's pearls included: 11-10 Woods top US wild card 7-4 Donald top European wild card And columnist Jamie Spence added a couple of beauties with 10-1 Poulter top European scorer (joint) and 5-1 Kaymer to be top debutant
Scorer was drawn against the existing world champion in the over-80kgs category in the early rounds and lost by just half a point.
Wickets were then lost at regular intervals as Icon were all out for 170, with Laxman (30) being the top scorer.
It was because Bozeman's return from a left shoulder injury allowed leading scorer and top defender Arron Afflalo to play 31 minutes, his lowest total since before Bozeman was injured, and also took pressure off freshman Michael Roll.
SHAUN Beck of champions Marsh Lane won the award for top scorer in the Queensferry Sports Deeside Sunday League division one at the annual presentation night at Deeside Naval Club.
But the meeting is open to anyone - male or female - interested in becoming a cricket scorer.
They were all out for 160 with Yasser Nazir (54) being the main scorer.
Coun Barrie Scorer, 63, a former Mayor of South Tyneside, died suddenly at his Jarrow home on December 14, just months after he underwent a six-hour double heart bypass operation.