spitter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spitter an illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
    • n spitter a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spitter (Zoöl) A young deer whose antlers begin to shoot or become sharp; a brocket, or pricket.
    • n Spitter One who ejects saliva from the mouth.
    • Spitter One who puts meat on a spit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spitter One who puts meat on a spit.
    • n spitter A young deer whose antlers are spitted; a brocket or pricket.
    • n spitter One who spits, or ejects saliva from the mouth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Spitter one who puts meat on a spit: a young deer whose antlers have shot out but not branched
    • ns Spitter one who spits
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Spit to eject from the mouth
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. spittan, also spǽtan; Ice. spýta, Ger. spützen.

Usage

In literature:

You will be one grand spitter of German pigs!
"The Desert of Wheat" by Zane Grey
As soon as Van Spitter had arrived at the gun he laid down his charge, who neither moved nor spoke.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The Colonel is a very industrious talker, chewer, spitter, and drinker.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
As soon as Van Spitter had arrived at the gun, he laid down his charge, who neither moved nor spoke.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
It was a summer "spitter" trampling the waves.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
To Joe's delight he found that in throwing his swift one, the spitter, and his curves he had no pain.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
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In news:

Lightning quick L.A. Rhyme spitter Busdriver has announced the release of his seventh full-length, titled Beaus$ Eros , out February 14 on Fake Four.
Lil Wayne shows "This is how we DEW" in the 2012 Mountain Dew commercial featuring the rapper and his song 'Right Above It,' in addition to cameos from rhyme-spitter Mac Miller and country superstar Jason Aldean.
2 Dau Pc, Lindstrom Jm, Cassel Jk, Denys Eh, Shev Ee, Spitter Le.
Lexington police officer Barry Maggard makes a living chauffeuring drunks and drug users, brawlers, spitters, biters and verbal abusers.
Romney Rally ' Spitter ' Could Face Charges.
Tobacco spitter short on decency.
Hey Baltimore sports fans, it's Twitter not Spitter .
No evidence Rivera threw spitter .
From his Jeremy Scott Adidas sneakers, snakeskin snapbacks and blinged-out accessories, the Harlem rhyme-spitter knows how to stay fresh.
But throwing a spitter isn't illegal.
Tobacco spitter short on decency .
The 'Good Feeling' rapper joins a distinguished list of rhyme-spitters with several Hot 100 chart-toppers under their belts.
A$AP Rocky had a fan pummeled after he snatched a $15,000 Rolex watch from the rhyme-spitter's wrist… and it was all caught on video.
Heavyweight rhyme-spitters Rick Ross and Big Sean will appear on two separate covers of The Source magazine's year-end issue.
Chart-topping rhyme-spitters Nicki Minaj and Big Sean are kicking it in the newest ad from Adidas for their Adidas Originals campaign.
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In science:

Black Lists can not really be viewed as a SPIT countermeasure, because additional methods are needed to classify a caller a Spitter. A Black List on server side would require e.g. statistical methods for classifying a caller as Spitter.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
In case of a client side Black List, the user must mark a caller as a Spitter, e.g. after receiving an initial SPIT call from this caller.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Reputation based mechanisms are described in or in and can be summarised as follows: After receiving a call, the callee can set a reputation value for the caller, that marks this caller as Spitter or not.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
This means that in first case only Spitters are marked with negative values or in second case ”normal” callers are marked with positive values.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
The assumption behind this approach is that the calculated value will differ much between ”normal” users and spitters.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
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