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point count

noun, Bridge.
1.
a method of evaluating the strength of a hand by assigning a numerical value to high cards and to certain combinations and distributions of cards in the hand.
2.
the total number of points in one player's hand.
Origin of point count
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • All birds seen or heard were recorded on a special point count data form.
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  • Conviction has traffic violation point count of two points.

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