balk


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to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

a large, oblong piece of wood or other material, used especially for construction

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the area on a billiard table behind the balkline

one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

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an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base

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refuse to comply

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The studies varied widely in how recent they were, how nationally representative they were, and by their sample size, Balk and his co-authors acknowledged.
For Balk, the tradeoffs of not having a smartphone outweigh any benefits of obtaining one.
Logan Ice led off with a single, and after the Beavers had loaded the bases, Bordignon started his move to the plate then stopped, causing the home plate umpire to call a balk and allowing Joe Gillette to score the winning run.
Balk said: "The experience and atmosphere was fantastic but I'm a winner.
Balk was a stand–out and Adams heaped praise on the former Utrecht defender when he said: "He can play at centre–half or in front of the back four and he's got good passing ability."
Bilodeau was called for a balk in the bottom of the seventh that brought home the winning run, as second-seeded Oxford (22-3) won the Division 4 Central Mass.
If the United States continues to balk on reform, other impatient countries may form an alternative organization.
As a result, the customers either balk (i.e., decide not to join the queue) or renege (i.e., leave after joining the queue without getting served).
Long-time tea suppliers, Dethlefsen & Balk, opened their first-ever retail outlet in China in November.
(SeeNews) - Aug 6, 2013 - Austrian roofing company Balk Dach GmbH has filed for insolvency with the regional court of Graz, affecting 61 employees and 100 creditors, creditor protection associations KSV1870 and AKV said on Monday.
as a councilman I would balk. This is a proposed development agreement and the resolution's language is overly complicated.
Directed at both college students and campus professionals, Balk (health and nutrition sciences, thanatology, Brooklyn College, City U.
After five years of archival reconstruction in Jakarta, Louisa Balk, Frans van Dijk and Diederick Kortlang have compiled a new inventory of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) and colonial archives to be found in the Indonesian capital.
After purchasing the property from Smith, the Balk Family Trust was substituted as plaintiff and won on summary judgment.