pickoff


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pickoff

[′pik‚ȯf]
(electronics)
A device used to convert mechanical motion into a proportional electric signal.
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical device for automatic removal of the finished part from a press die.
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This newly developed collet fits Euroturn OD pickoff spindles as well as Gildemeister and Tornos Deco machines and can be made to hold workpieces of specific size and/or shape.
In a running situation with men on first and third, the base coach should remind the runner to look out for the standard pickoff move -- the pitcher faking to third and throwing to first to get the runner leaning.
The TF-25 ID pickoff collet is application specific and grips just one part, however it could accommodate other similar jobs by changing out the expanding head portion of the assembly, according to Roger Smith, Hardinge Workholding Engineer.
An EDM drilling machine enables quick turnaround for extended-nose pickoff coflets.
UCLA freshman left-hander Gavin Brooks (1-1) -- who wasn't helped by first baseman Tim Stewart's throw into center field on an attempted pickoff in the fifth inning -- went 4 2/3 innings, surrendering four runs on four hits, three walks and two strikeouts.
To initiate the rundown between 3rd and home, the RH pitcher must use a special move, borrowing from the tricky LH pickoff at 1st base.
CUTLINE: Main South first baseman Luke Brennan leaps over Northbridge's Tom Paine as he scrambles to retrieve the ball on a wild pickoff attempt.
Jon Berti led off with a single and went to third when Rea made a wild pickoff attempt.
JetHawks second baseman Emilio Bonifacio was 3 for 4 with a game-winning homer - a solo shot in the seventh 7/8 in Tuesday's game, and is 4 for 7 in two games since missing two games with a bruised hand after being struck by an errant pickoff attempt in Friday's 8-6 loss to High Desert.
How many times have you heard a TV announcer exclaim after a close play on a pickoff attempt: "Boy, a perfect throw would have picked him off
Auburn closed to within 2-1 in the third when Tyler Desjardins was hit by a pitch, went to third on an errant pickoff throw and scored on Joe Fahey's sacrifice fly.
Gaedele was hit by a pitch leading off and took second on reliever Philip Brua's botched pickoff attempt.