follow-on follow-on a. Following as a logical consequence or next step in a process; -- used mostly of voluntary actions. [PJC]

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  • Follow-on — is a term used in the sport of cricket to describe a situation where the team that bats second is forced to take its second batting innings immediately after its first, because the team was not able to get close enough (within 200 runs) to the… …   Wikipedia

  • follow-on — n something that is done or made in addition to something else, or done to continue something that was done before →↑follow on follow on to/from ▪ The inspection was a follow on from the review process. ▪ a follow on product …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • follow-on — n. an immediate second innings forced on a cricket team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • follow-on — follow ,on noun count usually singular something that is done to continue an activity or effort that began earlier: The summit is a follow on to last year s Economic Conference …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Follow-on — Le follow on est, au cricket, le fait qu au cours d un match où chaque équipe dispose de deux manches pour marquer, l équipe à la batte en premier peut forcer l équipe à la batte en second à jouer sa deuxième manche juste après la première si… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • follow-on — /fol oh on , awn /, adj. following or evolving as the next logical step: Aircraft manufacturers can expect follow on sales for spare parts. [1875 80; n. use of v. phrase follow on (something)] * * * …   Universalium

  • follow-on — N SING: also no det, usu N to n A follow on is something that is done to continue or add to something done previously. This course for bridge players with some experience is intended as a follow on to the Beginners course …   English dictionary

  • follow-on — adjective Date: 1960 being or relating to something that follows as a natural or logical consequence, development, or progression • follow on noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • follow on — (of a cricket team) be required to bat again immediately after failing to reach a certain score in their first innings. → follow …   English new terms dictionary

  • follow on — 1. noun The act of a captain forcing the other side to bat again immediately after their first innings. 2. verb To bat their second innings immediately after their first innings …   Wiktionary

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