冰川擦痕; 記分; 劃痕
Score v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scored p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
Let us score their backs. --Shak.
A briar in that tangled wilderness
Had scored her white right hand. --M. Arnold.
2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
Madam, I know when,
Instead of five, you scored me ten. --Swift.
Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score. --Shak.
4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.]
5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
6. Mus. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
7. Geol. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
Scorn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scorned p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
1. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.
I scorn thy meat; 't would choke me. --Shak.
This my long sufferance, and my day of grace,
Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton.
We scorn what is in itself contemptible or disgraceful. --C. J. Smith.
2. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.
His fellow, that lay by his bed's side,
Gan for to laugh, and scorned him full fast. --Chaucer.
To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously. --Shak.
Syn: -- To contemn; despise; disdain. See Contemn.
n : evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score;
"what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he
had to do" [syn: marking, grading]