A measure applied to each dive, ranging from 1.2 to 3.6. The judges' scores are multiplied by the degree of difficulty to determine the total score on a dive.

A multiplier assigned to a figure for scoring purposes. E.g., if the degree of difficulty is 1.2 and the raw score is 6, the final score is 7.2.

A weighting applied to a particular figure for scoring purposes in a figure competition.

A rating, ranging from 1.3 to at least 3.6, that measures the difficulty of a specific dive and is factored into the total score after the judges give their scores. The degree of difficulty is based upon a mathematical formula.

value given to each dive available to competitors. The harder the dive, the higher the DD. The DD is multiplied by the sum of the judges scores to determine the diverâ€™s points for a particular dive.

A rating that measures the difficulty of the specific moves in a gymnast's routine. It is factored into the total score after judges have scored the execution of the moves. Each skill has a Level of difficulty rated by the FIG as an A, B, C, D E or Super E level skill. Difficulty in a routine is created by the combination of difficult skills or by performing the very difficult E or Super E skills. See Bonus Points.