ball hawking

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ball hawking a skillful maneuver in catching balls or in stealing the ball from the opposing team
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Usage

In literature:

And then the fish hawk dropped the ball, and Jimmie caught it, but it was too late to put Buddy out.
"Buddy And Brighteyes Pigg" by Howard R. Garis
That was rather different from ball and chain, and old Black-hawk's head sank upon his chest.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
September is the month of hawking; October of fowling and midnight balls.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
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In news:

Ball hawking Beavers to face struggling Huskies.
Hawks 3rd baseman Jeimer Candelario chases a ball he dropped in the eighth inning of Vancouver's 12-9 championship game win over Boise.
And spikes the ball =) Watch out Cyclones, the Hawks have a new player this year.
Enlarge Tim Hawk / Gloucester County Times Hamton plays with a ball in its backyard.
An Oakland Raiders training camp full of optimism and the promise of ball-hawking defensive backs giving the ball back to the offense has given way to a drought.
File Photo Mill Creek quarterback Daniel David throws the ball during the Hawks' game against North Gwinnett earlier this season.
Red Hawk Aaron Dault moves the ball upfield .
Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay (22) fights for a loose ball with Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn.
Red Hawks Aaron DeYoung and Hunter Larsen tackle the Hastings ball carrier.
Hawk -Eye is already used for tracking balls in tennis and cricket.
Bluffton's ball- hawking defense stymies Colleton County.
Oregon brings ball- hawking defense with powerful offense vs Buffs.
More on John Boyett, the ball- hawking sophomore safety who will be playing in front of lots of friends and family Saturday in Berkeley.
Kellen Bernickus of Morris tries to advance the ball against two Prairie Central defenders during Tuesday's loss to the Hawks at the Prairie Central Turkey Tournament.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay (22) fights for a loose ball with Atlanta Hawks guard Louis Williams (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, in Memphis , Tenn.
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In science:

Nonetheless it has some drawbacks: There is still coupling with the physics in higher dimension, as both the masses of glue-balls and of fermions are of the same order of the Hawking temperature.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
Conversely, if Ω is a domain in R3 , since each sphere has zero Hawking mass, and a ball which is small enough is a minimizing hull, we have mBY (Ω) = mH (∂E ) = 0 for some small ball.
Quasi-local mass and the existence of horizons
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