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
Two essential points must be considered in the successful operation of such a plant: the grade of the tile and the length of the tile.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
He pointed to the outcropping of high-grade ore.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
Children in these schools are accepted at any point between the first and eleventh grades.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Rounded the august point of Lookout in great haste, when we had about ten miles of up-grade.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Brown sugar and coffee A., much used in candy-making, are grades which have not been refined to so high a point.
"Candy-Making Revolutionized" by Mary Elizabeth Hall
We are on the down grade now, and have not nearly reached the lowest point.
"The Boss of Wind River" by A. M. Chisholm
It is a very important point in the study of pure Fetish to gain a clear conception of this arrangement of things in grades.
"West African studies" by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
At this point the north branch of the road ran down a steep grade and was walled in for over a thousand feet.
"Ralph, the Train Dispatcher" by Allen Chapman
With difficulty two powerful locomotives pull a freight train of forty cars up the grades, and at some points even a third is needed.
"The Columbia River" by William Denison Lyman
Points are usually made of a poor grade local flint in the Coosa River area.
"Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types" by James W. Cambron
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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
Saturation of points correlates with membership grade.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
Saturation of points correlates with membership grade.
Identifying Overlapping and Hierarchical Thematic Structures in Networks of Scholarly Papers: A Comparison of Three Approaches
One point to remember is that we must view C∗ (ΩS 2 ) as a Z/2Z graded ob ject.
Curved String Topology and Tangential Fukaya Categories II
Also (6.6)–(6.7) preserve gradings, in that they relate points in Ci (W), Cj (X), Ck (Y), Ck (Z) with i = j + k − l.
D-manifolds, d-orbifolds and derived differential geometry: a detailed summary
Also (13.7)–(13.8) preserve gradings, in that they relate points in Ci (W), Cj (X), Ck (Y), Ck (Z) with i = j + k − l.
D-manifolds, d-orbifolds and derived differential geometry: a detailed summary
Khovanskii: Newton convex bodies, semigroups of integral points, graded algebras and intersection theory. arXiv:0904.3350.
On the limit of spectral measures associated to a test configuration
In the case of bordered Floer homology, for each pointed matched circle Z = (Z, a, M , z ) there is a group G(cid:48) (Z ) so that A(Z ) is graded by G(cid:48) (Z ).
Relative Q-gradings from bordered Floer theory
It stems from a failure to appreciate the unified nature of the graded basis (89) and the associated fact that the scalars {−1, +1} and the bivectors L(r, λ) occur as image points within the same codomain S 3 in my model.
Whither All the Scope and Generality of Bell's Theorem?
We propose a graded classification of the entire field of multivector physics, including all alternative points of view.
Classification of Multivector Theories and the Modification of the Postulates of Physics
The Lie algebra of this group, or rather a graded version of it, has been introduced before, from another point of view, by Kapranov and Manin .
Rooted trees and an exponential-like series
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