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  • Balks — Rudolf Balks (* 12. Mai 1901 in Meyerich bei Soest; † 17. November 1971 in Münster) war ein deutscher Agrikulturchemiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Schriften 3 Literatur 4 Webl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • balks — North Country (Newcastle) Words the grass ridges dividing ploughed lands, properly those in common fields …   English dialects glossary

  • balks — bɔːk n. unplowed ridge of land; rafter; incomplete and thus illegal move made by a pitcher (Baseball); block v. refuse to move forward; hesitate; hinder, thwart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balks — plural of balk present third singular of balk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rudolf Balks — (* 12. Mai 1901 in Meyerich bei Soest; † 17. November 1971 in Münster) war ein deutscher Agrikulturchemiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Schriften 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • box — balks …   American English homophones

  • Balk — In baseball, a pitcher may commit a number of illegal motions or actions which constitute a balk. The balk is called no pitch and each runner is awarded one base and the batter returns to bat with the previous pitch count.There are two… …   Wikipedia

  • demur — vb Demur, scruple, balk, jib, shy, boggle, stick, stickle, strain are comparable when they mean to hesitate or show reluctance because of difficulties in the way. One demurs to or at something when one raises objections to it, casts doubt upon it …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ARCHAEOLOGY — The term archaeology is derived from the Greek words archaios ( ancient ) and logos ( knowledge, discourse ) and was already used in ancient Greek literature in reference to the study of ancient times. In its modern sense it has come to mean the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Balk — (b[add]k), n. [AS. balca beam, ridge; akin to Icel. b[=a]lkr partition, bj[=a]lki beam, OS. balko, G. balken; cf. Gael. balc ridge of earth between two furrows. Cf. {Balcony}, {Balk}, v. t., 3d {Bulk}.] 1. A ridge of land left unplowed between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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