scoring

present participle of score
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as in filing
to mark with or as if with a line or groove the glassblower scored the glass rod first so that it would break cleanly

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as in winning
to gain (as points or runs in a game) as credit towards one's total number of points he scored the winning goal in the final minute of play

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“Scoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scoring. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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