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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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Punk Planet's first issue--as an undistinguished newsprint fanzine--came out in 1994, when Sinker was a student at the Art Institute in Chicago.
OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS, thousands of anglers in Vermont and New Hampshire have voluntarily exchanged 20,000 lead sinkers for nontoxic alternatives to protect loons, bald eagles and other aquatic birds from lead poisoning.
Qualities and requirements of the power sinker would include:
I don't think they should be faulted, they should be heralded," Punk Planer's editor, Daniel Sinker, insists.
Here a cylindrical magnetic sinker falls within a non-magnetic vessel [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED], and an LVDT that surrounds this assembly detects the position of the sinker during its descent.
On a hook, sinker my own self, I'm awaiting a big fish.
One key is choosing the right sinker for your tackle and surf conditions.
Slide a 1/4- to 1-ounce egg sinker onto 20-pound monofilament mainline and tie on a barrel swivel.
Contract: gb-london: t0381 - framework agreement for the repair of mooring sinker lifting eyes
From her detention at Camp Crame, Senator Leila de Lima criticized some of her colleagues in the Senate, who believed 'hook, line and sinker' the drug allegations hurled at her.
Andrew Sinker, prosecuting, said: "He went to the toilet and when he came out the defendant was stood in the hallway.
It involved setting Lenny up to buy diamonds stolen in a jewellery shop heist - and the villain fell for it hook, line and sinker. Now Lenny is gagged and bound to a chair in the Tall Ship, and Mary can't help but taunt him.
HOOK, LINE AND SINKER: When the weather was rough the indomitable men of the sea at Staithes kept themselves busy preparing their long lines in the old traditional way.
Shame that the only paper in the country that fell 100 per cent hook, line and sinker for that 'easily-sniffed spin' was the sinking one which employs Karren.
Why do you think the clay sinker is unable to float on its own?