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catcher

[′kach·ər]
(electronics)
Electrode in a velocity-modulated vacuum tube on which the spaced electron groups induce a signal; the output of the tube is taken from this element.
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Baseball catchers require great effort in moving and bal ancing their body motion in wide squatting.
Alumni report: Former standout baseball catcher Rob Avila has appeared in three games for the Single-A Clearwater Phillies of the Florida State League.
A Georgia high school baseball catcher is caught on video ducking under a pitch so that it smacks the mask of the umpire with whom the catcher was arguing.
Linda Shellabarger said her son was engaged to be married and was a star baseball catcher at Valley College.
Inspired by professional baseball catcher Mike Matheny's forced early retirement from major league play, four Kettering University seniors tested the protective properties of catcher's masks.
Former baseball catcher Rob Avila has a good shot to play a full season in the Philadelphia Phillies' organization this season, his third as a professional.
Highland baseball catcher Daniel Champieux has hit four home runs in seven games since returning from a knee sprain that kept him sidelined for a month.
In the meantime, baseball catchers and honeybees are not the only ones who like to keep their decision-making tactics short and sweet.
For example, softball and baseball catchers must wear helmets, face masks, and throat protectors (Gaskin, 1993).