point system

  1. Printing. a system for grading the sizes of type bodies, leads, etc., that employs the point as a unit of measurement.: Compare point (def. 48a).

  2. any of certain systems of writing and printing for the blind that employ embossed symbols for letters.

  1. a system of promoting students by an evaluation of their work on the basis of points representing quality of achievement.

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point system

  1. printing a system of measurement using the point as its unit: See point (def. 21)

  2. a system for evaluation of achievement, as in education or industry, based on awarding points

  1. any system of writing or printing, such as Braille, that uses protruding dots

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