Hooperating

noun
Hoop·erat·ing
variants: or Hooper rating \¦hu̇pəˈrāt|iŋ, ¦hüp-, -āt|, |ēŋ \
plural -s

Definition of Hooperating 

: a percentage indication of the number of radios or television sets tuned to a particular program at a particular time rain on a Sunday raises Hooperatings —Saul Carson the most glamorous, high Hooperating show on the air —Frederic Wakeman

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History and Etymology for Hooperating

after Claude E. Hooper †1954 American statistician

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