a split in which the two and seven pins or the three and ten pins remain standing.
A split where two pins are left standing side by side (Bowling)
- Baby spot
a small spotlight, usually 250–400 watts, used to highlight a specific section of a stage setting or acting area. Historical Examples If procurable, a “baby spot light” is the best appliance, but lacking this, an automobile lamp and its battery can be used. Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden
- Baby step
(in the game of giant steps) the shortest step permitted a player, executed by placing the heel of one foot against the toe of the other and drawing the back foot up to the front foot. Contemporary Examples While advocates welcome the news, they tell Tricia Romano this is only a baby step for the […]
- Baby talk
the speech of children learning to talk, marked by syntactic differences from adult speech and by phonetic modifications like lisping, lalling, and the omission and substitution of sounds. a style of speech used by adults in addressing children, pets, or sweethearts, and formed in imitation of the voice and pronunciation of children learning to talk: […]
a mosslike plant, Soleirolia (or Helxine) soleirolii, of the nettle family, native to Corsica and Sardinia, having small, roundish leaves and minute flowers.