[ noun ] an appraisal of the value of something
"he set a high valuation on friendship"
Used in print(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)
When a dot appears close to the end of the transverse line , the `` moderate '' rating may be further classified according_to the position of the dot with_respect_to the vertical marking denoting the mean age .
The lower portion provides a rating at any stage between infancy and adulthood .
It may be assumed that differences in ratings due_to selection of growth centers from specific regions of the body will be small , according_to existing tables of onset age and completion age for centers throughout the body .
Accordingly , maturity level ratings by means of the upper portion and lower portion of the Chart , respectively , should be somewhat similar since Skeletal Age assessments are dependent upon Onsets during infancy and upon Completions during adolescence .
It is clear that there are some differences in the ratings , but there is substantial agreement .
[ noun ] act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
Used in print(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
School_principals and guidance workers made ratings of the various neighborhoods and the research team made independent observations of houses and dwelling areas .
The rating scale of compulsivity was constructed by first perusing the interview records , categorizing all evidence related to compulsivity , then arranging a distribution of such information apart from the case records .
Final ratings were made on the basis of a point_system which was developed after studying the distributions of actual behaviors recorded and assigning weight values to each type of behavior that was deviant from the discovered norms .