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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

[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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This will allow the hitter to start leaning toward first base just before or just as the ball is bunted.
A ball on the third-base side of the plate will force the batter to stay at the plate with his body leaning away from first base until after the ball is bunted.
However, fast balls can be bunted successfully if you will hold the bat still and loosely to deaden the bunt and get on top of the ball to make sure it goes to the ground.
But that same pitch would be difficult to drag-bunt because the hitter would be leaning the wrong way (away from first base) when he bunted the ball and thus get a slow break away from the plate.
Conversely, a slow curve ball that is six inches inside to a left-hand hitter would not be a good pitch to hit because the only thing the hitter could do is to pull it foul, but it could be a great pitch to drag-bunt because the hitter could "cheat" a little and get a good start in moving toward first base as (or even before) he bunted the ball
He drag bunted for 18 hits out of 20 official at bats
He probably bunted 100 times and of the 20 that stayed fair he got 18 hits.
We put a cap about half-way down the third-base line and about three feet fair, and paid Billy a quarter for any ball he bunted between the line and the cap.
I haven't bunted much in the past, haven't bunted for base hits,'' Grudzielanek said.
Todd Hollandsworth bunted them ahead and Rojas intentionally walked Delino DeShields.
On Wednesday morning, Cedeno followed him out, and they bunted for an hour in a distant batting cage.