role player

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n role player a theatrical performer
    • n role player a person who makes deceitful pretenses
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Usage

In literature:

The drama depends upon professional actors; the photoplay can pick players among any group of people for specific roles.
"The Photoplay" by Hugo Münsterberg
The Yiddish prompter did not wait till the players 'dried up'; it was his role to read the whole play ahead of them.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
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In news:

An ensemble player in last year's success, Mike Yastrzemski looks to play a leading role in Vandy's baseball success More.
Players will adapt to different roles on 2012-13 Dixon squad.
New coach says role little 'weird' for him, but not for players who know how they earned Orange Bowl bid.
" Assassin 's Creed 3" puts players in the role of Connor, who is fighting the British during the American Revolution.
View full size Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press The resurgent White Sox have gotten big seasons from their stars and role players such as A.J.
With seven new players joining senior Michael Cappello on the Eagles' varsity, freshmen Garrett Sullivan (0) and Brad Greene (55) will play pivotal roles this year.
The senior guard for the University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team won't see his role change much despite the addition of several new players.
For any manager coming into a new role, the first question normally concerns the availability of players.
Rapper turned actor LL Cool J speaks on his dual role as a hip-hop pioneer and Hollywood player.
Pistons need to define players' roles.
Austin cites that time on the sidelines as a key part in his development as a player and the leadership role he plays now.
Although Thursday's NBA Draft does not appear to be stocked with tons of superstar talent, there are several experienced college players who could step in and quickly fill roles.
Man admits to role in death of football player .
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. James Harden quickly settled into his new role as the Houston Rockets' franchise player.
SANTA CLARA — The 49ers put running back Kendall Hunter and returner/receiver Kyle Williams on injured reserve Tuesday, ending the season for two valuable role players.
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In science:

However, a symmetric argument applied with the roles of the players interchanged implies that the value is no more than E[f (T )].
Random-Turn Hex and other selection games
This observation enables us to formulate the connectivity game in a different way, where winning sets are cuts and roles of players are exchanged – Breaker wants to occupy a cut and Maker wants to prevent Breaker from doing so.
Positional games on random graphs
We find that in these games it is also important to analyze the role of decoherence resulting from actions of classical players.
Quantum advantages in classically defined tasks
Although they are both complementary cooperations, the examples of production and basketball still have several significant di fferences. (i) Let’s consider the situation where the number of players is greater than that of roles.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
The new model we just proposed, we hope, may be helpful at least in part in solving the above two problems. (f) Cooperation rule that is not purely complementary as displayed in the example of producing two goods in Subsection 1.1, i.e. each player is restricted to play at most one role, is also of great interest.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
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