point system

noun

1
: a system of wage payment in which work is subdivided into units equivalent to the number of minutes that a task should take and the payment of the worker on the basis of the number of points of work accomplished in a given length of time

called also Bedaux system

2
: a system in which printing type and spacing materials are made in sizes that are exact multiples of the point

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“Point system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20system. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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