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self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc. California Personality Inventory , CPI
(golf) a record of scores (as in golf) card , scorecard
(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total centile , percentile
correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test chance-half correlation , split-half correlation
two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that colu correlation table
(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores decile
index of the relation between any two sets of scores that can both be represented on ordered binary dimensions (e.g., male-female) fourfold point correlation , phi coefficient , phi correlation
United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937) George Gershwin , Gershwin
(sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.) hat trick
base hit on which the batter scores a run homer , home run
card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six long whist , short whist , whist
small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. peg , pin
(statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores quartile
most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables rank-difference correlation , rank-difference correlation coefficient , rank-order correlation , rank-order correlation coefficient
ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event standing
(sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf sudden death
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