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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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THIS cheeky robin was left feeling pretty cheesed off when he tried to pinch food from a mousetrap.
I bought some cheap mousetraps and placed them perpendicular to, and on, the trails.
You can buy Victor wooden mousetraps at any hardware store, supermarket or home center.
Widely employed as a metaphor for invention and innovation, the mousetrap grabs hold of the truth.
Marie's cat dutifully removed the intruder, and the couple invested in more than a dozen mousetraps to secure the house: 10 spring-loaded classics and three or four humane ones.
A MOUSETRAP doused in chocolate flavouring is the latest offering from scientists at the Warwick University Manufacturing Group.
Another rolls around a floor covered with mousetraps, which snap shut on his body.
Kent Fowler of Protector Pest Control gathers mousetraps from a Woodland Hills home on Friday.
The more than 30 homegrown tools and equipment modifications brought to Expo by local agencies or WSDOT were nicknamed "better mousetraps.
Teacher Troy Mast gave teams of four students two mousetraps each and a supply of rubber bands.
We still need ways for untrained people, quickly and easily, to extract specific information from large, complex database - in other words, better online mousetraps.
But other children may go beyond the toymakers' imaginations, creating structures all their own and adding pencils, forks, twigs and mousetraps to their edifices.
By re-thinking the configuration of the parts and the spring mechanism, Bresslergroup came up with a more efficiently-designed trap that can be assembled in half the time as the prior generation of Victor Quick Set mousetraps.
It flings olives, outwits mousetraps and sends a fearsome feline named Catzilla to its grave.
The Golden Mousetraps are awarded in four major categories: Electronics, Motion Control/Automation, Hardware/Software, Materials/Fastening/Joining/Assembly, and 20 subcategories.