stanine

n.

"nine-point scale for test scores," introduced by the U.S. Air Force in 1942, from sta(ndard) + nine.


Nearby words

  1. stanford-binet scale,
  2. stanford-binet test,
  3. stang,
  4. stanhope,
  5. stanhope, philip dormer,
  6. stanislaus,
  7. stanislaus i,
  8. stanislav,
  9. stanislavski,
  10. stanislavski method

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