trap play

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trap play (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
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Usage

In literature:

Was this a kind of trap, a play to gain his interest?
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Now it was a game, much the same as the one they had played to lead the Union troops into the cavalry trap at Anthony's Hill.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
The trap chain kinked and twisted till it gave him less than a foot of play.
"The Yellow Horde" by Hal G. Evarts
Norman put the spade where he had intended, and returning to the lawn, began playing with his trap and ball.
"Norman Vallery" by W.H.G. Kingston
Playing with her, and she deliberately walked into the trap because he was amusing!
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
One day as Seragunting was playing with the other boys, a man brought some birds which he had caught in a trap.
"Children of Borneo" by Edwin Herbert Gomes
The trap drummer was blind and played by guess and by gorry.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
Do you play at trap-ball, sir?
"The Bad Family and Other Stories" by Mrs. Fenwick
He had carried the skull a hundred yards from the traps and hidden it again; but there were no signs that he had stopped to play with it.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Uhlakanyana, trapped by the cannibal, gets the cannibal's mother to play with him at boiling each other.
"Popular Tales" by Charles Perrault
But, comrades of the trap line, this kind of work is much better for an old played-out trapper than pills.
"Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper" by Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
In the rapid development of the country the steel trap has played a wonderful part.
"Fox Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
In the rapid development of the country the steel trap has played a wonderful part.
"Mink Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
In the rapid development of the country steel traps have played a wonderful part.
"Steel Traps" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Surely, he is playing with me, and setting a trap for me.
"Khaled, A Tale of Arabia" by F. Marion Crawford
The first trapping that I ever did was mere childish play, engaged in by Indian boys of seven to ten years old.
"Indian Scout Talks" by Charles A. Eastman
You can play and talk without feeling he's laying traps for you.
"Gargoyles" by Ben Hecht
Next came "Baiting the Trap," "Mr. Dorillon," "Touch and Go," succeeded by "Sealed by a Kiss" and "Innocence at Play.
"Notable Women Authors of the Day" by Helen C. Black
There are others in which that trap-door has played an equally important part.
"'Farewell, Nikola'" by Guy Boothby
They present a fine appearance in their bright-colored kilts and military trappings, as they march and play upon their pipes.
"The Wee Scotch Piper" by Madeline Brandeis
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In news:

James Franco had an audience in tears playing mountain climber Aron Lee Ralston, who in 2003 was forced to amputate his lower right arm after it became trapped under a boulder in Utah.
The Criminal Mind' star plays a futuristic cop trapped in present-day Vancouver, and chasing ruthless criminals with a sidekick detective played by Victor Webster.
"Death Trap" is now playing at Cast Theatre, 1909 Ave and runs through November 18.
" Death Trap " is now playing at Cast Theatre, 1909 Ave and runs through November 18.
The state's chief executive and girlfriend Sandra Lee have settled nicely into their Westchester dream mansion — which has all the trappings he needs to blow off steam and she needs to play the perfect hostess.
He began playing the standard trap drums but in 1950 he began working in the band of Tito Puente as a bongo player.
Australian indie rock band the Temper Trap played to a nearly-full Warfield theater on Saturday night, where devoted fans screamed every word along with singer Dougy Mandagi.
Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says four men were playing golf at the Dark Horse golf course Tuesday evening and were found jumping the cart over the sand traps.
The Tigers came to Owenton Friday and for much of the night they ran the 'trap' play with running back Dylan Huff.
Perez played " Mouse Trap " a lot as a kid -- kind of.
On Friday, July 27, our host Ankur Malhotra interviewed David Furumoto, the director of the play Mouse Trap , and some cast members Erin, Patrick, and Jim.
The Mouse Trap is a murder mystery performed by the University Theater, and is playing from July 13, through July 29.
Christopher Dill and some classmates were playing in the ditch after school Wednesday, when he became trapped.
Traditional baseball trappings make for sharper play.
The last four plays at Trap Door Theatre.
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In science:

The momentum distribution of ultracold Fermi gases is an important quantity carrying a wealth of information on the role played by interactions. A simple theoretical approach for trapped systems is based on the BCS meanfield treatment introduced in Sec. V A and on the local density approximation (Viverit et al., 2004).
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
It is worth mentioning that another area where trapping horizons play an important role is in analogue models of black holes .
Black holes and black hole thermodynamics without event horizons
This allows us to prove weak quenched limit theorems in the subdiffusive regime where the contribution of traps plays the dominating role.
Quenched limit theorems for nearest neighbour random walks in 1D random environment
In rapidly rotating 2D harmonic traps the role of the transverse magnetic field is played by the angular velocity.
From Rotating Atomic Rings to Quantum Hall States
This observed phenomenon (although it could still be local, see Section 4.2) suggests that due to the slow-mixing properties of the exclusion dynamics, traps play a crucial role to determine the scaling limit of X .
Continuity and anomalous fluctuations in random walks in dynamic random environments: numerics, phase diagrams and conjectures
With this picture, it is clear how we can view T ∗ as an essentially one-dimensional trap model with the backbone playing the role of Z in the previous section.
Biased random walk on critical Galton-Watson trees conditioned to survive
Between the ion and the solid-state qubit, a superconducting cavity plays the role of the bridge: one side is capacitively coupled to one of the trap electrodes of the optical part, and the other side interacts with the charge qubit via another contact capacitor.
Hybrid quantum circuits: Superconducting circuits interacting with other quantum systems
From a phenomenological point of view, when considering fast uniform mixing type of environments (e.g. if {ηt ; t ≥ 0} evolves according to an independent spin flips dynamics) trapping effects play a minor role.
Symmetric exclusion as a random environment: hydrodynamic limits
Under this latter assumption, traps do not play any role and standard diffusive scaling and exponential decay of deviations from the typical behavior have been proven by means of a delicate renewal construction.
Symmetric exclusion as a random environment: hydrodynamic limits
In this case the branches (Lk )k∈N play the role of traps.
Randomly Trapped Random Walks
To study the role played by the trap geometry in the amplification mechanism, we have calculated the ratio between the final amplitude and the trapped one as a function of the trap anisotropy ωx /ωy , for various expansion times.
Enhancement of the scissors mode of an expanding Bose-Einstein condensate
By the other hand, trapped ions interacting with classical fields have gained considerable interest in the past few years, mainly because the system dynamics closely resembles that of the JCM, with the quantized harmonic motion of the ion’s center-of-mass playing the role of the field .
Two-photon interaction between trapped ions and cavity fields
Note that the trap oscillation frequencies play no role in these results.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
Losses from the condensate play a significant role in the trap dynamics when Hc ≥ Ht .
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
So far we have not addressed elastic collisions, but they play a crucial role in the dynamics of the trapped gas.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
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