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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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The shape of the dream catcher represents the circle of life and how forces like the sun and moon travel each day and night across the sky.
I found that using actual innings from the box scores gave me totals within about 10 innings from my earlier estimates for catchers and infielders in over 1,000 innings for the season.
Trust people and wildlife officer Emma Pearson, who led the sessions, said: "The dream catchers are quite decorative and we hope that everybody who took one away will have sweet dreams.
The catchers will be in right field on the warning track.
As the catcher wobbled to his feet, and a few parents brought ice from the concession stand, the umpires and coaches huddled and the chief ump announced a ruling.
Five of the catchers showed altered blood flow in their gloved hands, a significantly higher proportion than among the other players, the researchers report in the July Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
And the fact that it happened in a walkoff situation should put all catchers and managers on alert when the game is on the line.
I attempted to "hold all other things equal" by comparing catchers in rookie seasons to their later years while with the same team, assuming that changes in the pitching staffs, while not inconsequential, would be random enough.
Another important point I will mention is that we do not rely on using a catcher for our lessons.
While this deal will force the Dodgers to carry three catchers, Colletti explained that, in trading Navarro, the Dodgers no longer had a major league ready catcher in their farm system.