supporting players

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n supporting players a cast other than the principals
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Usage

In literature:

Whenever a player pitches rotten ball you'll always hear him howling about the support he didn't get.
"Buttered Side Down" by Edna Ferber
His hands are placed upon the shoulders of two other players for support.
"School, Church, and Home Games" by George O. Draper
Mention might also be made of a couple of small restaurants that have in the past been supported by the professional players at the tables.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
Dunk, glancing about to see that all his supporting players were in position, shook his head in opposition to Andy's signal.
"Andy at Yale" by Roy Eliot Stokes
This whole brood of Herschel children was musical, and very early in life the young Herschels became self-supporting as singers and players.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
There was dejection among the Regal players and consternation among their supporters.
"A Boy Knight" by Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott
As in matters of this kind generally, I believe that players should always be well supported by their adherents.
"Harper's Round Table, July 16, 1895" by Various
Goodhue and another player supported him while the team clustered for a cheer for Yale.
"The Guarded Heights" by Wadsworth Camp
The other four players congratulated themselves on thus having such able support.
"Marjorie Dean, High School Junior" by Pauline Lester
The game looked to be going the other way now, and there were strained looks on the faces of the Randall players and their supporters.
"A Quarter-Back's Pluck" by Lester Chadwick
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In news:

Enterprise players and supporters celebrate their 36-35 playoff victory over Paradise on Saturday night.
Millions of people around the world have been actively supporting – or complaining about – their favorite teams and players.
Jets supporters, including a Tim Tebow fan, near the tunnel the players use to enter and exit the field in Jacksonville, Fla. Where they played the Jaguars.
He has the support of the players.
NFL player stars in colorful radio spot supporting marriage equality.
Houston seems stuck as a supporting player in the Galaxy's story, although the departures of Beckham and maybe Donovan will trigger big offseason changes in Los Angeles.
Houston seems stuck as a supporting player in the Galaxy's story, although the departures of Beckham and maybe Donovan will trigger big off-season changes in Los Angeles.
Samsung's Duo HD player (BD-UP5000) will fully support both HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats and their interactive technologies, HDi and BD-Java, the company says.
According to GQ, the players are "honorary gays of the year" because of how they stood up in support of gay marriage earlier this year.
Players grateful for fan support at Windsor charity game, optimistic NHL season can be saved.
The community showed its full support for the players.
Bills players maintain their support for Gailey.
Summers and Lucious seem like different players in front of supportive fans.
John Peterson and Jon Michael showing their support for injured hockey player Jack Jablonski.
A winning team with likable players, a supportive owner, a great game experience and cheap tickets -- is that too much to ask.
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In science:

While this doesn’t really affect conventional consumer products like household equipment or classical electronic appliances like television sets and radios, the discontinuation of product support has dramatic impact for digital products like computers, cell phones (especially cell phones) and MP3 players.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
We measure the “value at level j ” of distributions on the menu of the special player by the double-peak valuations supported on A ∪ B , where A, B are chosen randomly at level j .
The Computational Complexity of Truthfulness in Combinatorial Auctions
Their model intends to capture the dynamics in large communication and computer networks built by the individual participants (peers, players) in a selfish way: participants try to ensure a networ k structure supporting their own communication needs whilst limiting their individual investment into the network.
Basic Network Creation Games with Communication Interests
In Section 3.1 we show that the support of the bids of each player for each item is (essentially) an interval, with both players having the same upper bound.
The AND-OR game: Equilibrium Characterization (Working Paper)
Since we want to show that the AND player support is essentially the diagonal, this would be very useful to characterize its bid distribution.
The AND-OR game: Equilibrium Characterization (Working Paper)
H⊗(r−1) |ΨihΨ| is the reduced density of |Ψi on either players’ subspace, which we may always assume is invertible (if not, simply restrict all measurements to the support of ρ).
Three-player entangled XOR games are NP-hard to approximate
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