Batter rule


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Batter rule an instrument consisting of a rule or frame, and a plumb line, by which the batter or slope of a wall is regulated in building.
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In literature:

The rules permit the coacher to talk to the batter and the base runners.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson

In news:

A US Supreme Court ruling against the individual mandate in the Obama health-care law would batter the insurance industry.
The injury-battered Giants will be shorthanded once more this weekend after Justin Tuck, Brandon Jacobs, Chris Snee and fullback Henry Hynoski were ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills.
Like a pitcher striking out batter after batter, the Supreme Court is ending its term with a lineup of rulings.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are investigating whether a sergeant who text messaged a photo of a battered suspect to a colleague violated department rules by bragging about the man's injuries.
Battered Neighborhood Syndrome Using intimidation and violence, a homeless drunk named Red rules the streets of Brookland.