catcher

a device fitted into a junk basket and acting as a trap door to retain the junk

Catcher

Catcher is a position for a baseball or softball player. When a batter takes his turn to hit, the catcher crouches behind home plate, in front of the (home) umpire, and receives the ball from the pitcher. This is a catcher`s primary duty, but he is also called upon to master many other skills in order to field his position well. The role of the c....
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Catcher

• (n.) One who, or that which, catches. • (n.) The player who stands behind the batsman to catch the ball.
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catcher

(from the article `baseball`) Baseball was originally played bare-handed. Beginning in 1860, catchers, who attempt to catch every pitch not hit, became the first to adopt gloves. ... The pitcher and catcher together are known as the battery or as batterymen. As a fielder, the pitcher may function as an emergency first baseman, and ... ...
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catcher

noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; `a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment`; `a catcher plays behind the plate`
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Catcher

Catch'er noun 1. One who, or that which, catches. 2. (Baseball) The player who stands behind the batsman to catch the ball.
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Catcher

A catcher is a fielder who stands behind the batter in baseball.
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Catcher

A catcher is a fighter who uses his head to block the other guy's punches. This kind of boxing strategy doesn't lead to long careers.
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Catcher

A catcher is a fighter who uses his head to block the other guy's punches. This kind of boxing strategy doesn't lead to long careers.
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Catcher

A catcher is a fighter who uses his head to block the other guy's punches. This kind of boxing strategy doesn't lead to long careers.
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Catcher

Player positioned behind home plate and responsible for receiving the pitch from the pitcher.
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catcher

[n] - (baseball or softball) the person who plays the position of catcher 2. [n] - the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
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