Cricket

   A peaked saddle construction at the back of a chimney to prevent accumulation of snow and ice and to deflect water around the chimney.
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Cricket

A peaked saddle construction at the back of a chimney to prevent accumulation of snow and ice and to deflect water around the chimney.
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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. Each team takes its turn to bat, attempting to score runs, while the other team fields. Each turn is known as an innings. The bowler delivers the ball to the batsman who attempts to hit the ball with his...
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Cricket

- A second roof built on top of the primary roof to increase the slope of the roof or valley. A saddle-shaped, peaked construction connecting a sloping roof with a chimney. Designed to encourage water drainage away from the chimney joint.
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cricket

(from the article `darts`) Variations of the game include `cricket,` a game for two teams in which the players alternate between scoring inner bull`s-eyes and points; ...
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cricket

[n] - leaping insect 2. [n] - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players 3. [v] - play cricket
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Cricket

• (n.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. • (n.) A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney. • (n.) A low stool. &...
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cricket

noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
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cricket

(insect) In zoology, an insect belonging to any of various families, especially the Gryllidae, of the order Orthoptera. Crickets are related to grasshoppers. They have somewhat flattened bodies and long antennae. The males make a chirping noise by rubbing together special areas on the forewing...
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cricket

(sport) Bat-and-ball game between two teams of 11 players each. It is played with a small solid ball and long flat-sided wooden bats, on a round or oval field, at the centre of which is a finely mown pitch, 20 m/22 yd ...
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Cricket

[1914 automobile] The Cricket was a cyclecar manufactured in Detroit, Michigan by the Cricket Cyclecar Company in 1914. It was a small cyclecar driven by a two-cylinder engine with a two-speed transmission. The vehicle sold for $385 ($8520.00 in 2009 currency). The company combined late in 1914 with the Motor Products Company who manufactur...
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Cricket

[darts] Cricket is a darts game that uses the standard 20 number dartboard with the triple and double rings. It is known by various names in Britain, including `Mickey Mouse`, `Horse and Carriage`, `Coach and Horses`, `The Game`, `Faldo`, `Beds and Bulls` and `Oscar Boscar`. ==Gameplay== Cricket is typically played between 2, 3 or 4 players...
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Cricket

[insect] Crickets, family Gryllidae (also known as `true crickets`), are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers, and more closely related to katydids or bush crickets (family Tettigoniidae) and Weta (families Anostostomatidae and Rhaphidophoridae). They have somewhat flattened bodies and long antennae. There are more than 900 species of c...
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Cricket

[magazine] Cricket is an illustrated literary magazine for children published in the United States, founded in September 1973 by Marianne Carus, whose intent was to create `The New Yorker for children.` Ages 14+ Ages 9–14 Ages 7–12 Ages 6–9 Ages 3–6 Babies to 3 years --> ===Footnotes=== ===Citations=== ...
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Cricket

[roofing] A cricket or saddle is a ridge structure designed to divert water on a roof around the high side of a chimney or the transition from one roof area to another, the cricket is normally the same pitch as the rest of the roof, but not always. Smaller crickets are covered with metal flashing, and larger ones can be covered with the sam...
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Cricket

[warning sound] A cricket is a type of cockpit audio alert onboard commercial aircraft such as those of Airbus. Its sound is intentionally designed to be extremely difficult for pilots to ignore. The `chirp chirp` sound is named after the insect that it imitates. ...
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Cricket

Crick'et intransitive verb To play at cricket. Tennyson.
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Cricket

Crick'et noun [ Middle English criket , Old French crequet , criquet ; probably of German origin, and akin to English creak ; confer Dutch kriek a cricket. See Creak .] (Zoology) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus , and allied genera. ...
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Cricket

A copper attachment to a bit's port which will spin in the horse's mouth as he
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Cricket

A relatively small, elevated area of a roof constructed to divert water around a chimney, curb or other projection.
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Cricket

A ridge or drainage diverting roof framing.
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Cricket

A second roof built on top of the primary roof to increase the slope of the roof or valley. A saddle
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cricket

any of approximately 2,400 species of leaping insects (order Orthoptera) that are worldwide in distribution and known for the musical chirping of the ... [5 related articles]
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Cricket

Cricket is the English national summer game - although the English cricket team of the 1990s is an international joke. The modern day game seems to have evolved around the 16th century from earlier bat and ball games dating from the 13th century and assumed its present form, through evolution, in the 18th century. A picture in a manuscript from 134...
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cricket

cricket, ball-and-bat game played chiefly in Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries.Sections in this article:IntroductionBasic RulesOrigin of CricketPrincipal Modern MatchesRecent DevelopmentsBibliography
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