sinker


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Synonyms for sinker

a small ring-shaped friedcake

a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate

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Traditional Sliding Sinker Stealthy classic allows grouper to take the bait (pinfish, shown) without feeling any unnatural resistance.
Sinker Spring Desgn Ref No CWAMN%1799 DET No 7 Drg PT No ITW 680C 37204-A Specn CQAf A)-1504 (e) DC 35870-A
Mr Sinker said: "He went out to speak to her but she was running off down the road.
I now have a wallet of Airflo tips ranging in length from five to 15 feet and in sinking rates from floating to hover and intermediate, and then slow sinkers, fast sinkers, superfast sinkers and extrasuperfast sinkers.
And there is perhaps more to link him to Master Pit Sinker James Mason, for while he didn't work down the mine, he became a civil engineer - a skill with its roots in the Industrial Revolution.
Manufacturers are turning out specialized drop-shot sinkers (3/4 of an ounce is about the maximum), but any bank or pyramid sinker can be used.
He had a terrific sinker, and he was down in the zone.
KNOCKER RIG: Place a slip sinker on the leader where it slides or "knocks" against the hook.
Byrd, whose fastball usually tops out around 86 mph, has picked up more velocity since the surgery and has been able to throw a sinker, which his elbow couldn't handle before.
UNCLE SADDAM features an up-close-and-personal account of the life of one of the world's most maniacal dictators, Saddam Hussein, including his strange practices and erratic behavior -- an obsessive-compulsive germaphobe whose idea of a relaxing fishing expedition involves powerful explosives and his servants, rather than the traditional hook, line and sinker.
On Florida's West Central coast, many anglers complement the boat's heavier snapper outfits with at least one rod set up with two small hooks baited with squid and a 2-ounce sinker dangling below.
Doodling means shaking the rod tip as you bounce a plastic bait behind a sliding bullet sinker.
UNCLE SADDAM features the strange practices and erratic behavior of one of the world's most fanatical despots -- an obsessive-compulsive germaphobe whose idea of a relaxing fishing expedition involves powerful explosives and his servants, rather than the traditional hook, line and sinker.
Both sinker types can also be placed on the hook shank rather than on the line just above the hook (or swivel in the case of the Carolina rig).
My sinker was working since I left the bullpen,'' Lima said.