grade point

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grade point a numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course taken at a college or university multiplied by the number of credit hours awarded for the course
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Usage

In literature:

Her grade-point average dropped until she was barely maintaining a "B".
"Violists" by Richard McGowan
The higher an animal be in grade, the more numerous and recondite are the points in which its organism differs from that of its peers.
"Yet Again" by Max Beerbohm
It must have been just at the point where the grade began; but I do not know for sure.
"Over Prairie Trails" by Frederick Philip Grove
In spite of curves, the road is continuously steep and keeps a heavy grade until it reaches the Pointe de l'Esquillon.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
The following grades will be found sufficient, though I daresay every operative's practice differs a little on this point.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
From this point on, however, there is little difference in the grade of the volumes.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
In point of difficulty no one exceeds the fourth grade, yet they are little poems that the greatest artist could play with pleasure.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
There is no possibility of regulating the mixture of grade of ore by varying the working points.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
From his point of vantage at the summit of a steep grade, Buck halted and stared ahead with a restless, keen eagerness.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
The afterglow had deepened to dusk when she came at last to the highest point of that long grade.
"Sawtooth Ranch" by B. M. Bower
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In news:

Somerset schools to expand grade point average calculation .
A tenth of a grade-point average could get you into Princeton.
The Franklin senior has a 3.98 grade point average and ranks third in her class.
John Carroll University in Cleveland has named Christopher Condit of Kent to the deans list for the fall semester with a 3.9 grade point average.
Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in order to receive the recognition.
Jaquan Webb and Hogan Linzy each scored 10 points in the seventh-grade win that improved the Chargers to 6-0.
The students opposed to it fear the change could harm their grade-point averages.
To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for that semester.
Florence has already received his undergraduate degree in economics with a 3.79 grade point average, and is currently working toward an MBA.
Pep Boys stocks PayAnywhere professional grade mobile point-of-sale tool.
Grades five through 12 now have a four-point grading scale where a 4 is the top grade and demonstrates thorough understanding of course or grade -level standard.
Columbia County's eighth-graders showed a 1 percentage point improvement for the number of pupils passing the eighth-grade writing assessment.
This group recognizes high school seniors who have maintained a grade point average of 3.25 or better.
Road crews continue to clear snow and grade the road surface between Waterhole and the road's terminus at the Obstruction Point trailhead.
Big name retailers including Walmart, OfficeMax, Sam's Club, Pep Boys, Home Depot and Amazon.com validate need for professional grade mobile point of sale solution to support their business customers.
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In science:

As explained at the end of §1.1 we have to take the integral points of the cone C ( ˜σ) ⊆ R4 over ˜σ as generators of a graded C[t]-algebra, with the degree given by the pro jection to the last coordinate and t = z (0,0,1,0) .
An invitation to toric degenerations
The Cmax hΦk → Φn i ≡ C k,n max is the hyper-box points’ set [12,2] of Hasse sub-diagram corresponding maximal chains and it defines biunivoquely the layer hΦk → Φn i = Sn s=k Φs as the set of maximal chains’ nodes (and vice versa) for these arbitrary F -denominated graded DAGs (KoDAGs included).
On natural join of posets properties and first applications
One point being that it deals with graded modules over an exterior algebra of degree one, but this is not crucial.
Representations of finite groups: Local cohomology and support
One point is that Theorem 5.1 concerns commutative rings and not differential graded algebras.
Representations of finite groups: Local cohomology and support
Saturation of points correlates with membership grade.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
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