noun (pl) -cries
(Austral) a well-known, frequently used phrase, esp one associated with a particular group, etc
a person or thing that catches. Baseball. the player stationed behind home plate, whose chief duty is to catch pitches not hit by the batter. a member of an aerialist team, as in a circus, who hangs head down from a trapeze and catches another member who has completed a jump or somersault through the […]
- Catcher’s box
box1 (def 16d).
a novel (1951) by J. D. Salinger.
See under Klystron. a brand name for a vacuum tube containing an electron gun, a resonator that changes the velocity of the electron beam in accordance with a signal (buncher resonator) a drift tube in which the electron velocity does not change, another resonator that abstracts energy from the electron beam (catcher resonator) and an […]