follow Dictionary.com

7 Essential Words of Fall

grade point average

noun, Education
1.
a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of course work taken.
Also called quality point average.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for grade point average

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for grade

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends