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point system

poInt sI stm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a method of grading that uses numbers instead of letter grades.
definition 2: a system of grading type by size, with the point as the unit of measurement.
definition 3: a system of writing or printing for the blind, such as Braille, that uses an alphabet of raised dots or symbols.
definition 4: a system of penalizing drivers a certain number of points for each traffic offense, a driver's license being suspended when a certain total is reached.