ball catch

ball catch

[′bȯl ‚kach]
(design engineering)
A door fastener having a contained metal ball which is under pressure from a spring; the ball engages a striking plate and keeps the door from opening until force is applied.

ball catch

A door fastener having a contained metal ball which is under pressure from a spring; the ball engages a striking plate and keeps the door from opening until force is applied.
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DUNBLANE Replacement of ball catch fence at top pitch of school at Dunblane High School, Old Doune Road FK15 9EW for Stirling Gateway Ltd; Single storey rear extension with decking at 5 Bellenden Grove FK15 0FD, for Mr and Mrs G Trainor.
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Needing a four to win the Crosby side were denied victory after one of the Westhoughton players claimed a last ball catch despite stepping over the boundary rope.
Steve Bartman, who was pelted with cups of beer and other debris before being escorted from the stadium, was blamed by fans who said outfielder Moises Alou's potential foul ball catch could have won the Cubs the game.
Mark Stoneman (two) skied Chris Russell's first delivery of the match to Alexei Kervezee in the deep and Phil Mustard (three) was gone next delivery as some extra bounce saw the ball catch his glove on the way through to Ben Cox.
Mark Stoneman (two) skied Chris Russell's PSrst delivery of the match to Alexei Kervezee in the deep and Phil Mustard (three) was gone next delivery as some extra bounce saw the ball catch his glove on the way through to Ben Cox.
Application ref: 12/0691/LA Date received: April 4, 2012 Address: Leven Park, Hemingford Gardens, Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees TS15 9JF Proposal: Erection of section of 5m high ball catch netting.
Invitation to tender:The ball catch of the closing system Niederried-Bottigen must be renovated resp.
300 m fence / gates, about 4 550 m2 and planting lawns facilities, play area, Pergola Bolzplatz with plastic coating and ball catch fence.