pass receiver


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pass receiver a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
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  • Sir William Temple
    “Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed”


In literature:

He then passes his article on to his right hand neighbor and receives in turn from his left hand neighbor the article coming to him.
"School, Church, and Home Games" by George O. Draper
Continuing on, intelligence was received from time to time by passing vessels that a Spanish squadron was cruising off Cape St. Vincent.
"The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence" by A. T. Mahan
The torch is passed on to those only whose hands are outstretched to receive it.
"Books and Culture" by Hamilton Wright Mabie
You will receive by this or the first proper conveyance, those of Congress, passed at their last session.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The racing motor-cyclist and I were passed one after another, and, receiving warrants, we travelled down to Fulham.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
The duke received at Oxford the fealty of the barons, and passed into Normandy in the spring of 1154.
"History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Several days passed away, and no intelligence was received, which could tend to relieve her anxiety.
"The Rivals of Acadia" by Harriet Vaughan Cheney
The blood is received into the upper chambers, and is then passed down into the lower chambers.
"First Book in Physiology and Hygiene" by J.H. Kellogg
An act of perpetual banishment was at once passed, receiving the royal assent on the 19th of December.
"Andrew Marvell" by Augustine Birrell
It is known that gifts pass between friends or lovers, to cause the receiver to think of the giver, thus they are in a sense amulets.
"The Mystic Will" by Charles Godfrey Leland

In poetry:

From Whinny-muir when thou mayst passe,
Every nighte and alle,
To Brigg o' Dread thou comest at laste,
And Christe receive thye saule.
"A Lyke-Wake Dirge" by Anonymous British
From Brigg o' Dread when thou mayst passe,
Every nighte and alle,
To Purgatory fire thou comest at last,
And Christe receive thye saule.
"A Lyke-Wake Dirge" by Anonymous British
The words of some command the world's acclaim,
And never pass away,
While others' words receive no palm from fame,
And live but for a day.
"Poets" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Let one sad pause succeed these scenes of joy,
And at thy shrine receive my darling boy;
To me now lost but for thy magic power,
Collecting treasure for the passing hour;
"To Memory" by Elizabeth Bath
All that pass by, To Jesus draw near,
He utters a cry, Ye sinners, give ear!
From hell to retrieve you He spreads out his hands;
Now, now to receive you, He graciously stands.
"All That Pass" by Charles Wesley
Even if you arrive at Mahakala at some other time, O cloud, you should wait
until the sun passes from the range of the eye. Playing the honourable role of
drum at the evening offering to Shiva, you will receive the full reward for
your deep thunder.
"The Cloud Messenger - Part 01" by Kalidasa

In news:

UTEP receiver Jordan Leslie catches a long pass in front of Rice defender Alex Francis Saturday.
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass during their walk-thru practice at training camp in Oxnard, CA, on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
With Rodgers' pinpoint passing, Packers receiver can find openings for big gains.
North Cobb 's leading receiver is Xavier Borishade, who has caught 32 passes for 627 yards and eight touchdowns.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (13) is tackled by San Diego Chargers linebacker Jarret Johnson after a pass reception for a first down in the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct 28, 2012, in Cleveland.
OXNARD, Calif — In a flash, Bruce Carter ducked in front of wide receiver Andre Holmes and snagged the football, intercepting quarterback Tony Romo's pass.
With Earth Day recently passed, we received an update Thursday on Shawnee County's efforts to provide curbside recycling service.
Over five days, Robert Griffin III completed 34 of 43 passes with eight touchdowns to six different receivers and earned the nickname "Cool Hand Luke" from his coach.
Corona del Mar receiver Chris Johnstone (4) catches a touchdown pass over Anaheim's Mario Rodriguez in a CIF-SS first-round playoff game Thursday night at Newport Harbor High.
OGDENSBURG — After passing a difficult budget, the City Council received news of another looming financial burden — the rising cost of health care.
When asked about Ohio State's tendency to sling quick passes to receivers on the outside and count on them to break tackles, Pelini said his defense's aggressiveness should lend well to countering that style of play.
As the Chief of Cumberland Trail I would like to take the opportunity to sincerely pass along our sincere appreciation for the support that we received from our voting public on Nov 6, 2012.
Cold Springs' Brandon Whaley (12) prepares to receive a pass in the lane with a Hayden defender hot on his tail on Tuesday.
Dalton 's scoring passes went to four different receivers -- 56 yards to WR A.J.
AP Michigan wide receiver Junior Hemingway (21), pursued by Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o (5), gains 77 yards after reception of a pass in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday.

In science:

The content of the data processing inequality is that the ‘data processor’ Y can pass on to Z no more information about X than it received.
Quantum Computing
It uses the message-passing routines of PVM to receive sets of parameters from the master process, evaluates the white dwarf model specified by those parameters, compares the model periods to the observations, and returns a measure of fitness to PIKAIA.
Computational Asteroseismology
The received single photons pass through Bob’s interferometer to strike one of the two cooled InGaAs detectors and hence to present a received value.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
To support the primary mission objective, this system must be able to receive the optical communication signal from the uplink system at the ISS that passes through the solar corona at the immediate proximity of the solar limb (at a distance of no more than 5 Airy disks).
The Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test of Relativity
We also study the amount of the solar corona spectrum within the receive field of view that is not blocked by the narrow band pass filter.
The Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test of Relativity