second string players

n. spelers van een team die niet aan het begin van een wedstrijd spelen, maar andere spelers, die het spel begonnen, afwisselen gedurende het verloop van de wedstrijd

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  • second string players — n. players or team who are a substitute or replacement for a regular starting player during a game but who do not play at the beginning of a game …   English contemporary dictionary

  • second-string — adjective AMERICAN in sports, second string players are used only if the best players are not available: a second string quarterback …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • second string — second string, adj. second stringer, n. 1. Sports. the squad of players available either individually or as a team to replace or relieve those who start a game. 2. a secondary position, status, or group, as in a level of corporate management.… …   Universalium

  • second string — noun a squad of players that are available either individually or as a team to relieve or replace the players who started the game • Hypernyms: ↑team, ↑squad * * * ˌsecond ˈstring ; noun • Wilson was a second string for New Zealand in last …   Useful english dictionary

  • second string — adjective a) Not as good; of a lower quality or condition. I got a new pair of shoes, so I think Ill use the old, second string pair in my garden. b) In sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string. Syn: junior varsity …   Wiktionary

  • second string — sec′ond string′ n. cvb spo the squad of players available either individually or as a team to replace or relieve those who start a game • Etymology: 1635–45 in sense “backup, resort,” alluding to a second bowstring sec′ond string′, adj. sec′ond… …   From formal English to slang

  • string — [striŋ] n. [ME streng < OE, akin to Ger strang: see STRONG] 1. a) a thin line of twisted fiber used for tying, pulling, fastening, etc.; slender cord or thick thread b) a narrow strip of leather or cloth for fastening shoes, clothing, etc.;… …   English World dictionary

  • String quartet — A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – usually two violin players, a violist and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group. The string quartet is one of the most prominent chamber ensembles in… …   Wikipedia

  • string — string1 [ strıŋ ] noun *** ▸ 1 thin rope ▸ 2 group/series of things ▸ 3 on instrument ▸ 4 on tennis racket, etc. ▸ 5 something like string ▸ 6 players rated by ability ▸ 7 limiting conditions ▸ 8 G string ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount thin… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • string — stringless, adj. stringlike, adj. /string/, n., v., strung; strung or (Rare) stringed; stringing. n. 1. a slender cord or thick thread used for binding or tying; line. 2. something resembling a cord or thread. 3. Physics. a mathematical entity… …   Universalium

  • string — I UK [strɪŋ] / US noun Word forms string : singular string plural strings *** 1) [countable/uncountable] thin rope, usually made of twisted fibres and used for tying things together a parcel tied with string a piece of string The balloon was… …   English dictionary

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