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Synonyms for bunt

(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat

disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores

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similar to Tilletia caries

fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores

hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance

to strike, thrust or shove against


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Topps BUNT 2015, the officially licensed Major League Baseball digital trading card app, is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Android devices in the App Store and Google Play Store.
Anyone so bold, van der Bunt proclaimed, would be making a "barbaric mistake.
Sapna, wife of a businessman and mother of a 16- year- old girl, who has just completed her medical studies after abandoning them following her marriage, is a hobby cook ( she picked up the recipes from her mother- in- law) with a deft hand, which is evident in the dishes she has lined up for The Bunt Medley.
In high school, you have to bunt because you don't have the luxury to wait for a batter to hit a home run.
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He already knew that if you want a hard bunt, you don't move your hands as far up and that for a softer one you move them 3 or 4 inches farther up the bat," Wills said.
Keep the bunt as a possibility in virtually every situation.
He had 19 bunt hits in 35 attempts, not counting seven sacrifice bunts (which don't count as official at-bats).
The National Center for Seniors Housing Research awarded University of Arizona architecture student Travis Bunt first place in its annual Aging In Place design competition.
This is especially true with microscopic organisms such as Tilletia indica, a fungus that causes the disease called Karnal bunt in wheat.
Bunt, CPA as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer effective June 5, 2006.
Take a point away from a team every time a bunt stays right in front of the plate or is bunted back to the pitcher.
El protagonista central es Neville Bunt Mullard, ciudadano britanico de una gran en Hong Kong y heredero de una gran empresa de confecciones.
Bunt has joined the firm as a principal and a senior sales person in its New York office.
A Chone Figgins infield single and stolen base was followed by Tommy Murphy's bunt single.