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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A mus.‐copy which shows in ordered form the parts allotted to the various performers, as distinct from ‘parts’ which show only that of one performer. Thus to speak of score and parts means...

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Score

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

English: topographic name from Middle English score ‘steep place’ (Old English scoru), or a habitational name from Score in

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score

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 50 words.

know the score: see know.

on that (or this) score so far as that (or this) is

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score

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 26 words.

The derivative, with respect to some *parameter θ, of the logarithm of the *likelihood. The score

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score

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A mus.‐copy which shows in ordered form the parts allotted to the various performers, as distinct from ‘parts’ which show only that of one performer. Thus to speak of score and parts means...

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score

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

The derivative, with respect to some parameter θ, of the logarithm of the likelihood function. The score is a sufficient statistic (see estimator) for θ.

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score

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 27 words.

The derivative, with respect to some *parameter θ, of the logarithm of the *likelihood function. The score

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score

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

= 20. A score of + plural noun is normally treated as a plural, the plural noun being regarded as

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score

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 165 words.

(noun) (= 20). The phrase three score (years) and ten, as a traditional way of describing one’s

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score

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

= 20. A score of + plural noun is normally treated as a plural, the plural noun being regarded as

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scoring

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1 The art and process of orchestrating a comp.

2 Taking the separate parts of a work and assembling them in a score, e.g. where only the parts have been...

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