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bunt:

see smutsmut,
name for an order of parasitic fungi (Ustilaginales) and the various diseases of plants caused by them. Smuts produce sootlike masses of spores on the host. The spore masses may break up into a dustlike powder readily scattered by wind (loose smuts) or remain more or less
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bunt

[bənt]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of wheat caused by two Tilletia species and characterized by grain replacement with fishy-smelling smut spores.

bunt

bunt
i. An outside loop in which the aircraft remains on the outside throughout the maneuver. The outside loop or bunt is carried out with the application of negative g instead of positive g, as in the case of a normal loop. It is generally a prohibited maneuver except for those involved in aerobatic competitions and special displays.
ii. A maneuver involving a negative g pushover, especially in an air-to-ground attack or leveling out after a zoom climb.
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If a perfect bunt is executed with no chance of getting the out at 3rd, infielders must take the out at 1st so as not to create a bases-loaded with no out situation.
If it takes him one minute to execute his good bunts, he will have only one minute to take his regular cuts.
Note: When the batter bunts the ball from side to side, the bottom hand moves in or out while the top hand pivots the bat.
If I make the play on the bunt, it probably changes the whole inning,'' Washburn said.
And after Swisher singled to lead off the 10th, Scutaro pushed a perfectly placed bunt down the first base line and, according to Scioscia, crept inside the baseline.
This will assure him of plate coverage and having the bunt drop into fair territory.
Mr Bunt said: "At the moment, most of our products are sold to the domestic market but there's big demand from big companies and schools for stands and projectors.
We hit ground balls, turn double-plays, and execute bunt coverages, pickoffs, and rundowns.
Cesar Izturis put down a sacrifice bunt, and the throw pulled first baseman Todd Helton off the base to put runners on the corners.
Option 1: Coach A rolls bunt to charging third baseman, who throws to shortstop covering second to nail the runner.
Those Cardinals also were adept at scratching out a run at a time, usually with someone like Lonnie Smith, Ozzie Smith, Willie McGee or Tom Herr singling or drawing a walk to begin an inning, stealing second, taking third on a well-placed bunt or bouncer to the right side of the infield and scoring on a sacrifice fly.
For example, 1 tap will call for a take, 2 taps for a bunt, 3 taps for a hit and run, and 4 taps for a steal.