a pitcher brought into a game to replace another pitcher, often in a critical situation.
a pitcher regularly so used, as opposed to one who regularly starts games.
(baseball) a pitcher who replaces a side’s main pitcher during a game Also called reliever
noun 1. prominence, distinctness, or vividness due to contrast. 2. the projection of a figure or part from the ground or plane on which it is formed, as in sculpture or similar work. 3. a piece or work in such projection. 4. an apparent projection of parts in a painting, drawing, etc., giving the appearance […]
noun 1. a device that, when actuated by static pressure above a predetermined level, opens in proportion to the excess above this level and reduces the pressure to it. Compare safety valve (def 1).
noun 1. a person or thing that relies.
verb (used without object), relied, relying. 1. to depend confidently; put trust in (usually followed by on or upon): You can rely on her work. verb (intransitive; foll by on or upon) -lies, -lying, -lied 1. to be dependent (on): he relies on his charm 2. to have trust or confidence (in): you can rely […]