In the game of baseball, a pinch hitter is the term given to a player that is substituted for the next scheduled hitter. The term gets its name from the phrase in a pinch, meaning the ability to do something in short order or notice.
In baseball the PH is a substitute batter; usually for a short time. Generally, the term refers to anyone who can step in for someone else at work.
The term frozen rope is baseballese for a line drive by a hitter.
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lahar is the term for mass movement that is volcanic in origin
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That is the correct spelling of the colloquial term "slugger" (a good baseball hitter or a good puncher in boxing).
Glacial drift is the term for all sediments of glacier origin.
The term 'cleanup' in baseball stands for the 4th position in the batting order. Usually a power hitter bats fourth, and it is hoped that one or more batters get on base so the cleanup hitter can knock them in with an extra base hit.
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It is a term of abuse for an incompetent person, it is slang and of unknown origin
It is a slang term from the 1930's, origin not known
Only as a descripted term, such as "the baserunner should not go wide of the bag when rounding the bases", or, "pitcher should go wide (pitch outside) to this hitter".
Dick Versace was the first to use the term.
It refers to how ships had to sail around Cape Horn before the Panama Canal was built. The term means to throw the ball from 3rd, to 2nd, to 1st.
The term nucleus is derived from a Latin word meaning "kernel" or "nut". How is the term nucleus related to its Latin term of origin? The nucleus is like the inside of a nut, and is shaped like a nut.
This is a British term meaning pregnant; I cannot find an origin for the term.