straight-arm


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(American football) the act of warding off a tackler by holding the arm fully extended with the hand against the opponent

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Forget Muttiah Muralitharan, Shoaib Akhtar, Shoaib Malik and James Kirtley for the moment, but what about Glenn McGrath, Shaun Pollock, Allan Donald and many other bowlers who, to the naked eye, have classic straight-arm actions?
Prymer in the forehead with a straight-arm stun technique to redirect Mr.
Bath were reduced to 14 men when Catt was sent to the sinbin for 10 minutes for a straight-arm tackle on Corry.
Bath were reduced to 14 men when Catt was sent to the sin-bin for a straight-arm tackle on Corry.
For fast cycle times, the LB90 straight-arm loader features four-bar linkage and dual-bucket cylinders for increased break out force and improved dump height and reach over previous models.
As an adult, when departing from my dad's house to drive home to mine, I would instinctively reach to hug him but get a straight-arm handshake.
The SomaRad has a fully motorized, straight-arm stand specifically designed to meet the requirements of smaller facilities--allowing installation in radiographic rooms with as little as 8 feet of ceiling height clearance.
But he was condemned after a straight-arm salute to a right-wing section of the crowd.
A new hybrid-electric side-entry robot with a rotary swing arm is K 2007 designed to outrun straight-arm pneumatic models.
Just minutes earlier, Samoan fly-half Tanner Vili was fortunate to see only a yellow when he pole-axed Cueto through a shocking straight-arm tackle.
Just minutes earlier, Samoan fly-half Tanner Vili was fortunate to see only a yellow card when he poleaxed Cueto through a shocking straight-arm tackle that left the Sale Sharks star with swelling around his throat.
The Samoan was red-carded for a blatant straight-arm tackle at the start of the second half against Rotherham.
Mike Catt was sin-binned for a straight-arm tackle on Martin Corry, but his return after 10 minutes on the side-lines sparked a recovery.
ITALIAN dictator Mussolini claimed he used the straight-arm Fascist salute because he thought shaking hands was unhygienic.
One of the officers struck the arrestee in the head with a straight-arm technique "to redirect [his] head.