cricket : batting in which the batsman steps back toward his wicket and plays the ball well behind the popping crease — contrasted with forward play
* * *back play,Cricket. a batting stroke made with the bat pulled back toward the wicket.
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back play — /ˈbæk pleɪ/ (say bak play) –noun 1. Cricket the style of batting in which the person batting steps back when playing the ball. 2. Football action occurring away from the main contest around the ball. –phrase 3. in back play, Football away from… … Australian English dictionary
Play-back — auch: Play|back 〈[plɛıbæ̣k] n. 15; Film, TV〉 1. nachträgliche Abstimmung der Bildstreifen mit der bereits vorliegenden Tonaufzeichnung 2. bei Livesendungen in Fernsehen u. Hörfunk angewandtes Verfahren, bei dem der Sänger zu dem durch Tonband… … Universal-Lexikon
Play-back — Play back, Play·back [ pleɪbɛk] das; ; nur Sg; eine Technik im Fernsehen, Radio o.Ä., bei der der Ton nicht vom Sänger produziert wird, sondern vom Tonband kommt || K : Play back Verfahren; Playbackverfahren … Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache
play|back — «PLAY BAK», noun. the replaying of a sound recording, especially a tape recording, or of a videotape, especially just after it has been made … Useful english dictionary
play back — verb reproduce (a recording) on a recorder (Freq. 1) The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent • Syn: ↑replay • Derivationally related forms: ↑replay (for: ↑replay), ↑ … Useful english dictionary
play — play1 W1S1 [pleı] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(children)¦ 2¦(sports/games)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(radio/cd etc)¦ 5¦(theatre/film)¦ 6 play a part/role 7 play ball 8¦(pretend)¦ 9¦(behave)¦ 10 play games … Dictionary of contemporary English
play — v. & n. v. 1 intr. (often foll. by with) occupy or amuse oneself pleasantly with some recreation, game, exercise, etc. 2 intr. (foll. by with) act light heartedly or flippantly (with feelings etc.). 3 tr. a perform on or be able to perform on (a… … Useful english dictionary
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