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

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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 — [fäl′ōän΄] adj. designating or of anything that follows something else as a consequence or natural development; follow up [follow on negotiations] …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — a. Following as a logical consequence or next step in a process; used mostly of voluntary actions. [PJC] …   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 — ► follow on (of a cricket team) be required to bat again immediately after failing to reach a certain score in their first innings. Main Entry: ↑follow …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 — I. intransitive verb 1. of a batting side in cricket : to go in for a second innings immediately after its first at the option of the opposing side and when behind by a certain number of runs (as 200 or 150) 2. : to move on in the direction of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • follow-on — UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms follow on : singular follow on plural follow ons 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 …   English dictionary

  • 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

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