pickoff
noun Date: 1939 a baseball play in which a base runner is picked off

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pickoff — Pick off, n. (Baseball) a play in which a base runner is picked off. See {pick off}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pickoff — Pickoff. См. Толкатель. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • pickoff — [pik′ôf΄] ☆n. ☆ Baseball a play in which a base runner is picked off: see PICK OFF at PICK3 * * * pick·off (pĭkʹôf , ŏf ) n. 1. Baseball. A play in which a runner is caught off base and is put out by a quick …   Universalium

  • pickoff — [pik′ôf΄] ☆n. ☆ Baseball a play in which a base runner is picked off: see PICK OFF at PICK3 …   English World dictionary

  • Pickoff — In baseball, a pickoff is an act by a pitcher, throwing a live ball to a fielder so that the fielder would tag out a baserunner who is either leading off or about to begin stealing the next base. A pickoff attempt occurs when this throw is made… …   Wikipedia

  • pickoff — noun A play in which a pitcher throws a live ball to a fielder so that the fielder can tag out a baserunner who has moved away from the base …   Wiktionary

  • pickoff — pickˈoff noun An electronic device that detects movement, used eg in an aircraft guidance system • • • Main Entry: ↑pick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Толкатель — Pickoff Толкатель. Автоматическое устрой ство для удаления детали из штампов пресса после того, как она отштампована. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург,… …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Kenny Rogers (baseball) — Infobox MLB player name = Kenny Rogers width = 300 caption = team = Detroit Tigers number = 37 position = Starting pitcher birthdate = birth date and age|1964|11|10 birthplace = city state|Savannah|Georgia bats = Left throws = Left debutdate =… …   Wikipedia

  • Comparison of cricket and baseball — Cricket and baseball are the best known members of a family of related bat and ball games. While many of their rules, terminology, and strategies are similar, there are many differences some subtle, some major between the two games. Other present …   Wikipedia

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