score out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v score out remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
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Usage

In literature:

It's my turn now; I've got a long score to settle against you two fellows, and I'm going to pay you out.
"Will of the Mill" by George Manville Fenn
She picked up the score of her music, and stood, with a handful of the once precious offspring of her brain held out towards the flames.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
But we wasn't wise just how strong Rupert had scored until we saw the half page Whitey Weeks had gotten out of it for the Sunday paper.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
At such times scores of little fish swarmed out of the pads and ran riot in the pool.
"Wood Folk at School" by William J. Long
He is asked to make one at the whist-table; refuseth on the score of poverty, and resents being left out.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various
But Makune was not in good form, and he rolled one down to third, being thrown out at first, which retired Camden with one score.
"Frank Merriwell's Cruise" by Burt L. Standish
Scores of sins w'ave made here many, Wip'd out few, God knows, if any.
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
Then I crept out in the night, an' I waited for the light, But the sniper saw me fust an' scored an inner.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 12, 1916" by Various
They'll have but little use for you, who tell what you intend to do, and hand out promises galore, but, somehow, never seem to score.
"Rippling Rhymes" by Walt Mason
Many a long hour did I wait in his great hall, while scores passed in and out; many of them looking curiously at me.
"Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands" by Mary Seacole
A tall woman, followed by a score of children of all sizes, came out to meet them.
"Old Ebenezer" by Opie Read
A score of spearmen, with lances down, march in right, front, and out through archway, right, rear.
"Semiramis and Other Plays" by Olive Tilford Dargan
I am all straightened out on that score now, thanks to Madeira.
"Sally of Missouri" by R. E. Young
Colleges had not begun to turn them out by the score, and the elder people were very often helpful to the younger ones.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
She's been out so scores of times, just as I have.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
Men fell out by the scores, but still we hurried on with all the speed our wearied limbs could support.
"The Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion" by George P. Bissell
How could she possibly pay her out and settle the score between them?
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The batter was struck out on the next ball, and the crowd shrieked its delight, the innings closing without a score.
"William Adolphus Turnpike" by William Banks
A ball sent out of bounds by the receiving side in returning a service scores one point for the serving side.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
So it appeared, for the next moment nearly a score of animals dashed out of the bushes, and ran on towards the water.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

For I have loved, I freely own,
A score of times,
And woven, out of love alone,
A hundred rhymes.
"A Lover's Confession" by Robert Fuller Murray
Ben Hall was out on Lachlans side
With a thousand pounds on his head;
A score of troopers were scattered wide
And a hundred more were ready to ride
Wherever a rumour led.
"The Death Of Ben Hall" by William Henry Ogilvie
Ten months have gone - he's back again,
But aged by years a score,
And tells me with a look of pain
He'll never voyage more;
And at the tide, with longing vain,
He stares from out the door.
"Breton Wife" by Robert W Service
So, Willy, let me and you be wipers
Of scores out with all men—-especially pipers!
And, whether they pipe us free frm rats or frm mice,
If we've promised them aught, let us keep our promise!
"The Pied Piper Of Hamelin" by Robert Browning
One day I observed a grey hair in my head;
I plucked it right out, when it thus to me said:
"You may smile, if you wish, at your treatment of me,
But a score of my friends soon will make a mockery of you."
"The Grey Hair" by Yehudah ha-Levi
This feat fell out not long before
The Knight, upon the forenam'd score,
In quest of SIDROPHEL advancing, Was now in prospect of the mansion
Whom he discov'ring, turn'd his glass,
And found far off, 'twas HUDIBRAS.
"Hudibras: Part 2 - Canto III" by Samuel Butler

In news:

Not liking Apple's proprietary screws or how not upgradeable the laptop is, iFixit gave the new Mac a low repairability score of 4 out of 10.
Walcott scores early on for Arsenal Posted: Nov 28, 2012 Check out The Walcott's opening goal for Arsenal, coming inside the first minute.
Find out how he scored.
Kokomo scores 3 times in 6 minutes to take out Logan.
Novato scores twice in the second half to take out unbeaten Tam.
Maleek Toran 's numbers weren't going to jump out of the box score and scream for attention Saturday.
Turns out two 'N Sync bandmates didn't score invites to the much talked-about Justin Timberlake / Jessical Biel Italian wedding.
Homework Well Thought Out Looks Like It Scored A Star.
Ryan Zimmerman scored on Alfredo Simon's wild pitch with two outs in the 10th inning, helping the Nationals extend their best start since moving to Washington with a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.
Sadly, I scored only 7 out of 11.
For the third-straight game WMU built a commanding lead in shots on goal and out-played its opponent, but failed to score.
They let it out on Windham Friday night, scoring 10 touchdowns en route to a 70-8 win.
After scoring 22 points on 5-for-15 shooting and adding seven assists in 60 minutes in his first three games of the season, veteran guard Chauncey Billups had to sit out Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center.
Sure-fire wins slipped out of the Vikings' grasp before, and as they exchanged scores Friday with Foothill , some of those thoughts came back.
But seriously folks, we have 2 chances for you to hang out and score with 106.9.
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In science:

However, g (x; θ) can be designed as a transformation of f (x; θ) that highlights, or perhaps scores out, some characteristics of f (x; θ).
On multidimensional generalized Cram\'er-Rao inequalities, uncertainty relations and characterizations of generalized $q$-Gaussian distributions
The similarity score computed by Coupling (rvs-SimRank) is 0 (near 0) because these papers have no out-links.
C-Rank: A Link-based Similarity Measure for Scientific Literature Databases
The score by Amsler (P-Rank) would be 0.5 (near 0.5), even though they have a common out-link neighbor i.
C-Rank: A Link-based Similarity Measure for Scientific Literature Databases
This implies that C-Rank computes the similarity score between all pairs of papers because C-Rank uses both in-link and out-link simultaneously.
C-Rank: A Link-based Similarity Measure for Scientific Literature Databases
We have pointed out that existing similarity measures fail to compute the similarity score properly for scienti fic papers . 2.
C-Rank: A Link-based Similarity Measure for Scientific Literature Databases
The score-distribution tests of 3. can also be carried out as resampling tests.
Exact Multivariate Tests - A New Effective Principle of Controlled Model Choice
It is also interesting to note that a total matching score of over 2500 implies that, on average, each reviewer is assigned papers on which her average preference is greater than 2 (out of 3).
A Framework for Optimizing Paper Matching
With CCAblock even fewer SNPs were pointed out by the scores, such that in 17/31 causal blocks the number of high-scoring SNPs was higher with CCA-single than with CCA-block, and only 5/31 in the other way.
Genome-wide association studies with high-dimensional phenotypes
In a seminal paper, Chesher (1984) points out the score test for unobserved parametric heterogeneity is identical to White’s (1982) Information Matrix (IM) test.
Neyman's C(\alpha) Test for Unobserved Heterogeneity
Condition (4) rules out the case where there is a perfect linear relationship between the second-order score for ξ and the score for θ.
Neyman's C(\alpha) Test for Unobserved Heterogeneity
Chesher (1984) also points out that White’s (1982) Information Matrix (IM) test is a score test for unobserved heterogeneity.
Neyman's C(\alpha) Test for Unobserved Heterogeneity
On the experimental front, scores of new experiments have been carried out and many more are planned or proposed for the near future.
A method for extracting maximum resolution power spectra from microwave sky maps
Out of their 21 field dat a sets, not a single set scored a positive Lyapunove exponent by two of the 3 estimators.
The Time Invariance Principle, Ecological (Non)Chaos, and A Fundamental Pitfall of Discrete Modeling
Out of their 20 lab data sets, only two scored a positive Lyapunove exponent by two estimators.
The Time Invariance Principle, Ecological (Non)Chaos, and A Fundamental Pitfall of Discrete Modeling
All the considerations carried out in the last Sections have been gathered and implemented in a computer program called PATRONUS (from “PATtern Recognition by Optimized Numerical Universal Scoring”).
Faster exact Markovian probability functions for motif occurrences: a DFA-only approach
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