Definition of Short-stop
1. Noun. An acid bath used to stop the action of a developer.
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Literary usage of Short-stop
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"Meanwhile, the minute the short-stop let the ball fly to catcher, ... It consists simply in the short-stop, who runs in to take the short throw, ..."
2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and by John Sherman (1895)
"Our Party Takes It« Departure on the " City of New York" on May 1 —Personnel of the Party —Short Stop in London — Various Cities in Italy Visited — Sight- ..."
3. The Vermont Historical Gazetteer: A Magazine, Embracing a History of Each by Abby Maria Hemenway, George W. Wing, Carrie Elizabeth Hemenway Page (1871)
"... at Captain Baldwin's, near Ft. Edward, a little before sunset, where we made a short stop, and I procured Evans to carry on our baggage аз i'ar as Col. ..."
4. Basket Ball and Indoor Baseball for Women by Helen Frost, Charles Digby Wardlaw (1920)
"Out-of-doors the short-stop is a cross between an infielder and an outfielder, but on the gymnasium floor or smaller diamond she is essentially a ..."
5. Our Money Wars: The Example and Warning of American Finance by Samuel Leavitt (1894)
"A SHORT STOP.—The Act of February 3, 1868, ordered the reduction and destruction of the legal-tender notes to be stopped. They had been reduced from ..."
6. Baseball: Individual Play and Team Play in Detail by William Jones Clarke, Fredrick Thomas Dawson (1915)
"... THE short-stop Many points relative to the short-stop have been covered in the chapter on the second-baseman—they will be referred to in this chapter. ..."
7. Prose Specimens for Use with Classes in English Composition by Carson Samuel Duncan, Edwin Long Beck, William Lucius Graves (1913)
"THE short-stop It was the last and the deciding game between the Reds and the Pirates, and every loyal fan in Cincinnati was out at the ball park, ..."