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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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Johnny Bench, legendary Hall of Fame baseball catcher, is among the scheduled speakers.
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.
Over 50 Major League Baseball catchers have used Game Signs this year.
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).
The Knee Saver is so popular, it is even used by Major League Baseball catchers to reduce wear and tear on their knees, and has proven so effective that it was placed into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.