mousetrap

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  • noun

Synonyms for mousetrap

a trap for catching mice

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(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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Higher than it skews for a better mousetrap, it's safe to say.
The problem with building a better mousetrap is that sooner or later, somebody will come along and build a better mouse.
I thought I had invented a better mousetrap," Mandeville said.
With Avanse(TM) MV-100, our chemists started thinking about how to build a better mousetrap," explains Calabrese.
While ERM most often focuses on the frameworks and methods of implementation, there is more to creating a successful program than simply building a better mousetrap.
should be sold in the market in the same way as information about how to make a better mousetrap, he said.
THE American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson observed: "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Tall Grass Country Club, a links-style tract patterned after seaside courses found here and in the British Isles, is the better mousetrap.
Ralph Waldo Emerson said that if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.
Building a better mousetrap can be a daunting task, especially since the one on the market since 1897 already has a kill rate of 80%-plus, which in itself would seem impossible to surpass.
John Dixon, Computime managing director, said: "Royce Lingerie's success is concrete proof of the maxim that if you build a better mousetrap the world will beat a path to your door.
I suspect it's American in origin, and it was certainly an American, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who shaped that inventor's mantra: "If you can build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.
Computime managing director John Dixon said: "Royce Lingerie's success is concrete proof of the maxim that if you build a better mousetrap the world will beat a path to your door.
Don't tell Forrest that he can't invent a better mousetrap because he just might prove you wrong.
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