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SHORTSTOP [3 records]

Record 1 2011-08-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Baseball and Softball
DEF

The defensive player positioned on the left of the second base and who is responsible for all plays in the area between second and third base, catching flies or intercepting ground balls, making putouts or throwing the ball to have them made by basemen.

OBS

In the field, the second baseman and shortstop must be fast and good handlers of ground ball.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Baseball et softball
DEF

Joueur à la défensive qui couvre le terrain entre le deuxième et le troisième but à l'avant-champ.

OBS

Ce joueur se nomme le «bloqueur» en Europe; au Canada, ce terme désigne une position au football.

OBS

La graphie «arrêt court» est impropre pour désigner ce joueur puisque le terme qu'elle sous-tend porte un autre sens.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Béisbol y softball
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Record 2 2004-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photography
DEF

An acid or acid-forming solution, used to halt development in silver halide photographic processing by lowering the pH below that at which the developing agent functions.

OBS

Stop bath is the preferred term.

OBS

Since stop baths are almost always acid (and not water) rinses, "stop bath" and "acid rinse bath" are considered synonymous.

Key term(s)
  • shortstop bath
  • acid bath

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photographie
DEF

Solution dans laquelle le négatif ou le positif est immergé quelque temps, en cours de traitement, pour arrêter aussi rapidement que possible l'action du bain précédent.

OBS

Le bain d'arrêt le plus connu est celui dans lequel le matériel sensible est plongé immédiatement après le développement et qui, par sa réaction acide, arrête aussitôt l'action réductrice des substances développatrices.

Spanish

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Record 3 2004-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Baseball and Softball
OBS

Position in field.

Key term(s)
  • shortstop

French

Domaine(s)
  • Baseball et softball

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Béisbol y softball
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