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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

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(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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Keep the bunt as a possibility in virtually every situation.
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Youngsters watching major league ballgames on TV and never seeing a power hitter try to drag-bunt for a hit can't be blamed for thinking that "good hitters" are not supposed to bunt.
Williams has been working with Aldrete on bunting since midway through last season, when Aldrete said he ``demanded'' that Williams attempt at least one bunt a game or face a $5 fine.
For example, a player can be given eight attempts to lay down his two good bunts and then get in his practice swings.
In Wednesday's game, David Eckstein got the bunt down off A's pitcher Cory Lidle, scoring Adam Kennedy, who didn't break for the plate too early and give it away.
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.