passing game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n passing game (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
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Quotations

  • Alexis De Tocqueville
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    “The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.”
  • Don Hutson
    Don Hutson
    “For every pass I caught in a game, I caught a thousand in practice.”
  • Jim Valvano
    Jim Valvano
    “No matter what business you're in, you can't run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn't matter how many games you've won.”

Usage

In literature:

Why do you always say 'I pass' in the game of decoration?
"Select Conversations with an Uncle" by H. G. Wells
He muttered something about disturbing the game, and passed on.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
They drank and smoked, and drank again, and told jests, and played games and tricks, and thus passed the time along.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
It's wild in those passes, and we should get game.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Alaska" by Frank Gee Patchin
He passed by, however, and struck at larger game.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
Perk saw him pass the spot, which caused him to imagine the game was all off, and he would have nothing but his trouble for his pains.
"Eagles of the Sky" by Ambrose Newcomb
That little game with Rube passed out of her memory.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
There will be game coming down from the source of that stream when he passes back this way in the fall.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
Intent on other game, he passed swiftly on.
"The Haunters of the Silences" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Mr. Berners and his guests passed that Christmas evening, not in playing Christmas games, but in transacting important business.
"Tried for Her Life" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
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In poetry:

Some men, some men
Cannot pass a
Crap game.
(He said he'd come at moonrise, and here's another day!)
"Chant For Dark Hours" by Dorothy Parker
A tear rolled down his pinafore,
"Yet from my life must pass
The simple love of sun and moon,
The old games in the grass;
"Envoy" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Two days had pass'd, when madam thought once more,
To set the thread, as she had done before;
He left the bed, pretending he was sick,
Resumed his post; again the lover came,
And, with my lady, play'd the former game.
"The Three Gossips' Wager" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

Did Jerry Rice and Steve Young inspire the passing game.
Robinson threw for two scores as part of an efficient passing game and ran for a touchdown on a season-low six carries Saturday to lead No 19 Michigan in a 58-0 win over Minnesota.
The passing game was the problem for Iowa against Northern Illinois.
He is relentless in the running or passing game.
In nine years at UTEP, coach Mike Price's offenses have become known for two things: a creative passing game and productivity.
Through 12 games, New Orleans is ranked third in the NFL in passing yards, averaging 294.2 per game.
With top running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson slowed by sprained right ankles, the Raiders may need to rely on their passing game when they visit the Baltimore Ravens.
Because like most games today, Mortal Kombat is the next game to have an online pass .
Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick admits he's been inconsistent in the passing game this season.
Jim McIsaac Mark Sanchez celebrates his third touchdown pass of the game during the third quarter of a game against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium.
Big passing games can be deceptive.
Passing game must click.
Tulane passing game could hit new highs with the return of Shackleford.
Wakefield's passing game may be built to beat Garner.
A look at Rams' (really) deep passing game .
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In science:

The adversary wins the game if (I , p(I )) passes the veriļ¬cation test PV.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
The possible actions for player 1 are to either pass, moving the game to a showdown, or to bet.
Quantized Poker
If player 1 bets, then the actions available to player 2 are to either pass, thereby awarding the pot to player 1 or to call, that is, also placing a bet in the pot and moving the game to a showdown.
Quantized Poker
But slightly different from that game, the action sequence in the Nash-Shapley model consisting of a Pass by all three players does not force a showdown, rather each player has their ante returned, and thus receives a payoff of 0.
Quantized Poker
We now wish to pass to a more general notion of randomization, that of quantum superposition and incorporate this notion into our understanding of information, communication, and games.
Quantized Poker
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