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Definition of the noun reliever

What does reliever mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: relievers

  1. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
  2. a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
  3. a pitcher who does not start the game

Alternative definition of the noun reliever

noun

  1. [baseball] A relief pitcher.
  2. Someone who fills in for another.

Specialised definition of the noun reliever

Glossary of sports / baseball

a pitcher who enters the game as a substitute (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

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Google previewThe Physical Attractiveness Phenomena (2012)

by Gordon L. Patzer

By relieving you of headache and minor pain, the ULTIMATE pain reliever is a refreshing, exhilarating experience. ULTIMATE!!!

Google previewA Military Course for the Government and Conduct of a Battalion (1777)

Designed for Their Regulations in Quarter, Camp, Or Garrison; with Useful Observations and Instructions for Their Manner of Attack and Defence. Ornamented with a Frontispiece and Twenty Copper-plate Plans. By Thomas Simes, Esq. ... by Thomas Simes

hollow at one end to receive a wooden handle; and having on the other from four to eight flat springs of about six inches long, pointed and turned outwards at the ends; the reliever is an iron flat ring, with a wooden handle at right angles to it : ...

Google previewWhile Waiting (2002)

by George E. Verrilli, Anne Marie Mueser, Ed.D.

A commonly used pain reliever is the analgesic Demerol, which may be administered intravenously or intramuscularly, typically by an injection into the buttocks. The effectiveness of Demerol, which is not usually used until labor is well ...

Google previewConsumer Behavior in Action (2015)

Real-life Applications for Marketing Managers by Geoffrey Paul Lantos

The key ego risk reliever is a favorable brand personality that target market members can identify with or aspire to. Performance (functional) risk involves the possibility that the product will not perform as expected, that is, it will not satisfy the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

The reliever is an iron flat ring, with a wooden handle at right angles to it. When a gun is to be fearched, after it has been fired, this fearcher is introduced, and turned every way from end to end; and if there is any hole the point of one or other of ...

Google previewSanitary News (1890)

THE PAIN RELIEVER is an external application for Neuralgia, Tooth-ache, Ear- ache, Bruises, Chilblains, etc. * * * This Company was organized by some of the best business men of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and the Remedies will be found ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

The reliever is an iron flat ring, with a wooden handle at right angles to it. When a gun is to be searched, after it has been fired, this searcher is introduced, and turned every way from end to end; and if there is any hole the point of one or other ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

The reliever is an iron ring fixed to a handle, by means of a socket, so as to be at right angles; it serves to disengage the first searcher, when any of its points are retained in a hole, and cannot otherwise be got out. A curious instrument for ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The reliever is an iron ring fixed to a handle, by means of a socket, so as to be at right angles; it serves to disengage the first searcher, when any of its points are retained in a hole, and cannot otherwise be got out. A curious instrument for ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

The reliever is an iron flat ring with a wooden handle at right angles to it: it is so called because it serves to relieve or disentangle the searcher, when any one of its springs is caught in a hole on its being introduced into the piece to search it ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

has had many advertising agencies over the years, but the campaign that put the pain reliever on the map was the...

when it bought Van Ess Laboratories to get the company«s hair tonic; the pain reliever came along as part of the deal.

Google previewThe New York Mets Encyclopedia (2013)

3rd Edition by Peter C. Bjarkman

Reliever Season. Reliever (LH) Consecutive Consecutive to Start the Season Consecutive Starts Career Career (LH) Highest Percentage. Season Season Season (LH) Season (Reliever) Rookie Season Consecutive. Season Consecutive.

Google previewDictionary of Technical Textile Terms (tri-lingual) (1920)

by Thomas F. Palmer

reliever. — thread guide ring irames Alpaca yarns Angle pickers. A. FRENCH Tartan Guides débourreuses ajustables Étrier réglable Pied réglable pour chandelles de monte-et-baisse Dispositif réglable 'pour lâcher la courroie Guide-fils ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (2009)

by Paul Dickson

middle of the bullpen The position occupied by the middle reliever in a team's bullpen. “Aquilino Lopez . . . doesn't have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

the FAA indicated that 2,829 public airportsin the United States are designated as “ reliever airports”or as general aviation airports, that is, they offer noncommercial service ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1L1I1E1V4E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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