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Synonyms for bunt

(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat

disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores

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similar to Tilletia caries

fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores

hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance

to strike, thrust or shove against

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A number of prominent members of the Bunts community from India were felicitated for their contribution to the community down the years.
IF WE are what we eat, then Mangalore and Udupi's Bunts must have something beautiful in their food to be able to produce an Aishwarya Rai and a Shilpa Shetty.
Krishnananda HegdeEoe1/4aos narrative takes the reader back to an era when the Bunts were struggling to come out of the medieval mindset and set foot on the threshold of modernity.
Beane further believes that the bunt and the stolen base do not statistically pay off in the big leagues.
RECORD CHANCE: Sanchez has a chance for the most bunt hits in a season in at least three decades.
At present, about 1,200 species of bunts are known worldwide," says Castlebury, whose specialty is bunt and smut fungi.
9 hitter, it's no surprise that freshman Kayla Kinney was called upon a couple times Tuesday night to put down sacrifice bunts.
BUNTS Bahrain is organising a mega cultural programme to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Teams simply take turns bunting: Player 1 from Team A bunts, then Player 1 from Team B, Player 2 from Team A, and so on.
Six teams are in the fray in this three-day event - Indian Club 'A', Indian Club 'B', Kannada Sangha, Bunts Bahrain, Lobo's International and Lovely Friends.
Or you can choose to drop a few bunts down the third base line.
The assignments and the objectives must be clearly stated on the schedule, such as "one bunt to first base, one bunt to third base, and then six swings." Vital: The bunts must be good bunts that will advance the runner, not half-hearted attempts that will go foul.
Krishnananda Hegdee[degrees]as narrative takes the reader back to an era when the Bunts were struggling to come out of the medieval mindset and set foot on the threshold of modernity.
Note: When the batter bunts the ball from side to side, the bottom hand moves in or out while the top hand pivots the bat.