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  • overhanded — adj. performed with the arm moving above the shoulder; overhand[2]; of methods of throwing, especially in baseball. Contrasted with {underhand} and {sidearm}. Syn: overarm. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhanded — adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level an overhand pitch an overhand stroke • Syn: ↑overhand, ↑overarm • Ant: ↑underhand (for: ↑overhand …   Useful english dictionary

  • overhanded — adverb or adjective see overhand I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overhanded — adj. done with the arm over the shoulder; stitched with vertical stitches over two edges …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Overhand — O ver*hand , n. 1. The upper hand; advantage; superiority; mastery. [1913 Webster] He had gotten thereby a great overhand on me. Sir T. More. [1913 Webster] 2. (Baseball) A throwing or pitching style that is overhanded; also an overhand[2] pitch …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhand — I. adjective Date: 1656 made with the hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level • overhand adverb • overhanded adverb or adjective II. transitive verb Date: 1871 to sew with short vertical stitches III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chin-up — A standard chin up, palms facing chest, using open grip The chin up (also known as a chin/chinup) is a strength training exercise. The verb chinning means to do them. People frequently do this exercise with the intention of strengthening muscles… …   Wikipedia

  • Dartball — A typical dartball diamond used by church leagues in northwest Ohio. Dartball is a game in which darts are thrown at a large wooden or homasote board that resembles a baseball field with colored areas which denote bases. Dartball uses baseball… …   Wikipedia

  • Corsair (dinghy) — Corsair Current Specifications Crew 3 Type Monohull Construction Fiberglass …   Wikipedia

  • List of baseball jargon (S) — sabermetrics:Sabermetrics is the analysis of baseball through objective evidence, especially baseball statistics. The term is derived from the SABR – the Society for American Baseball Research. The term was coined by Bill James, an enthusiastic… …   Wikipedia

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