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noun 
  1. (baseball) The upward motion of the ball which has bounced just before it reaches a fielder.
The left fielder got the ball on the and fired it to second, nailing the runner.
  1. The upward motion of a pass which has bounced just before it arrives at the receiver
The replay shows that the receiver actually caught the pass on the .
  1. (sports) The upward motion of a ball which has bounced just before it arrives at a player
The striker played the long pass from the mid-fielder on the .
  1. (metaphorical) When a event is observed just after the moment when a response would have been easy
I was assigned the Jones account on the after our competitors had already won the contract; there was still some hope that it could be turned around.

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