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circuit slugger

In baseball, a player who often hits home runs, running the full circuit of bases when they do so. The new circuit slugger has been an incredible asset to the team this season.
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the sawdust circuit

dated The itinerary of or route taken by a travelling evangelist preacher. (Variant of the more common "sawdust trail.") Primarily heard in US. Old Bill Baxton? Shoot, he's been on the sawdust circuit for the better part of his life. He probably wouldn't be able to settle down in one place if he tried!
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References in classic literature ?
Three times again we made the circuit, and the Greek found that he could get no more speed out of the salmon boat than Charley had.
On our next circuit, he threatened the Italians with the weapon; but they rowed on stolidly, keeping splendid stroke and utterly disregarding him.
The whole circuit of its walls did not exceed twenty-five yards.
I should like the scheme, and we would make a little circuit, and shew you Everingham in our way, and perhaps you would not mind passing through London, and seeing the inside of St.
And again and again she made the circuit of the island, (while the sun rushed down to his slumbers), and at each issuing into the light there was more sorrow about her person, while it grew feebler and far fainter and more indistinct, and at each passage into the gloom there fell from her a darker shade, which became whelmed in a shadow more black.
Under the scheme, thirteen thematic circuits have been identified for development, namely North-East India Circuit, Buddhist Circuit, Himalayan Circuit, Coastal Circuit, Krishna Circuit, Desert Circuit, Tribal Circuit, Eco Circuit, Wildlife Circuit, Rural Circuit, Spiritual Circuit, Ramayana Circuit and Heritage Circuit.
In fact, the issue was so muddled that, in some circuits, different three-judge panels within the circuit applied different standards; compare Stubbs, Overbeck & Associates with Miami Beach First Nat'l Bank, 443 F2d 475 (5th Cir.
Another method is using air pressure to test the individual circuits.
This clock rate is 50 times faster than circuits inside desktop computers and is faster than any previously reported process technology.
Simpson and others argue that, 21 times over the past 23 years, the 9th Circuit was rated one of the slowest circuits in disposing of appeals.
CELLULAR LOGIC Digital circuits, the building blocks of modern computers, encode bits of information in zeros and ones and then manipulate them in exact, controlled ways.
The Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits hold contingent fee income to be excludible; the Ninth and Federal Circuits, and the Tax Court, hold such income to be includible (but an itemized deduction may be available for attorney's fees and litigation costs).
Because the circuits the Intel workers build are so small, even tiny specks of dust can cause trouble.
The addition of this line to the Advanced Circuits offerings provides a superior quality lead-free printed circuit board option for Advanced Circuits customers.
Two circuits have rejected the Sixth Circuit's reasoning and adopted the Tax Court's position; see Mellon Bank, N.