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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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Martens and Swendseid disagree somewhat, saying there's a time and place for light sinkers.
KERN-LIEBERS TEXTILE offers a comprehensive portfolio of needles and sinkers for single cylinder sock machines.
As evidenced by the recent article, ingesting lead sinkers is a common hazard for swans and other species.
WHEN I first started fly fishing for salmon 50-plus years ago, there was only one line to use and that was a double-tapered sinker made from dressed silk.
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album were collected on Malus domestical leaves and stems twice each month during 3 years, sinkers and cortical strands from the host xylem and bark every 2 months during 16 months, and all organs in the profile of a mistletoe plant from two whole bushes.
The problem is: Lead sinkers at the bottom of a body of water look a lot like rocks.
At Sinkers Wine and Spirits in Inglewood, Tennessee, none of the store workers were prepared to fend off armed robbers, but one of their customers suffered no such impairment.
the sale of lead sinkers weighing one-half ounce or less was banned in New York State.
That pitch is the one on which Lowe had become much too reliant against left-handed hitters, which meant he was throwing fewer sinkers, which in turn meant his mechanics on his sinker were becoming less consistent, which in turn meant the pitch had become less dependable.
The sinkers included the metal paper clip and the metal washer.
Some presses have been adapted to run high-specific-gravity compounds incorporating up to 90% metal powder for molding fishing-line sinkers and munitions.
Oliver said his lather had dabbled in metalcasting a little bit, casting lead fishing sinkers.