point system

noun

Definition of point system

  1. 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. 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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