forward pass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forward pass a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
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In literature:

With one down left and fifteen yards to gain Burrage tried a forward pass.
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
He hastened the house forward, and passed to and fro between his mine, the Springs and the city in ceaseless activity.
"The Spirit of Sweetwater" by Hamlin Garland
The savages hurrying forward to reinforce their friends, passed within a few feet of the young people, but did not see them.
"The Big Brother" by George Cary Eggleston
Then our good ship gathered herself together and leapt forward once more into the darkness, and the peril was passed.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
The leader of the Japanese took a quick step forward and whispered a word or two to the nearest man, who passed it down the line.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
When within hailing distance hearty words of congratulation rapidly passed back and forward.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
Every time it opened, a shadow passed through and another crept forward.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
In like manner, as the generations pass, all the processes of Christ's kingdom are simultaneously carried forward.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
The journey to which Luisa had looked forward with such apprehension passed off well enough.
"The Making of a Soul" by Kathlyn Rhodes
On the following day they made another march forward, the brigades of Generals Baker and Macpherson from the pass into the valley.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty

In poetry:

Full lasting is the song, though he,
The singer, passes: lasting too,
For souls not lent in usury,
The rapture of the forward view.
"The Thrush In February" by George Meredith
Lo! the camps of the tents of green,
Which the days of peace keep filling, and the days of war keep
With a mystic army, (is it too order'd forward? is it too only
halting awhile,
Till night and sleep pass over?)
"Camps Of Green" by Walt Whitman

In news:

The "store and forward " capability means the nanodac can store data itself, but also pass it up to the historian.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan looks to pass the ball against the defense of Celtics forward Kevin Garnett and forward Paul Pierce during the first half of Wednesday night's game at the Garden.
FILE ** George Mason Patriots forward Johnny Williams (2) passes the more.
Attendance at the Buffalo Senior Center is shrinking, what with a share of the regulars passing away and some individuals losing interest in activities offered – and that loss could put the center in peril moving forward.
Randy Foye wraps a pass around the outstretched arm of Jazz forward.
Local attempts to get homeowners association s' legislation passed haven't been successful this year, but area legislators are pleased with the increased interest being shown in HOA issues and are already looking forward to the 2013 session.
Purdue guard Lewis Jackson, center, passes off to forward Robbie Hummel as he crashes into Miami guard Trey McKinney Jones in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind.
If you mistakenly find yourself in an unattended lane or in a dedicated I-PASS lane, you must continue forward for safety reasons.
Kansas guard Ben McLemore (23) passes to a teammate around San Jose State forward Chris Cunningham (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan .
Barriga is a hospice nurse, whose patient had passed away and was looking forward to some time alone.
Lyons Township senior forward Matt Aikens throws a pass to a teammate during a shooting drill at practice Saturday, Nov 10, 2012.
Plans are moving forward for the Friends of Monterey Pass Battlefield to obtain a Michigan historical marker for the Blue Ridge Summit battlefield site.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, passes the ball past Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol.
NBC has passed on moving forward with The Farm TV show.
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Jrue Holiday (11) passes the ball against Boston Celtics small forward Paul Pierce (34) during the second quarter in Game 2.

In science:

It could be produced in the forward shock since, in the slow cooling regime under consideration, the flux at a given frequency is constant before the characteristic time tm , when the typical frequency νm passes through that frequency (CL00).
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
While this is being done, sample the average routing cost to z from each vertex (due to the Markovian nature of forward search on an edge independent graph, a vertex may take a sample every time a query passes through it).
Decentralized Search with Random Costs
The forward variable αt,v contains the probability p(xt , yv , ht, vi|θ, T , V ) of passing through the state ht, vi and generating the string prefixes xt and y v .
Learning string edit distance
For electrons with a kinetic energy of 5.0 MeV passing through 1 cm of water, the percentage increase in the fraction that scatters into the forward hemisphere over that obtained with EGS4 is 0.9% when applying the average step length correction, and 1.2% using EGSnrc.
Electron Energy Spectra, Fluxes, and Day-Night Asymmetries of $^{8}$B Solar Neutrinos from the 391-Day Salt Phase SNO Data Set
PRD then sent the “Comment” paper to an anonymous referee. I assume that Professor Rohrlich’s comments were also forwarded to this referee because his report refers in passing to Spohn’s work without giving a specific reference.
Comment on Phys. Rev. D 60 084017 "Classical self-force" by F. Rohrlich