What does sinker mean?

Definitions for sinker
ˈsɪŋ kərsinker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doughnut, donut, sinker(noun)

    a small ring-shaped friedcake

  2. sinker(noun)

    a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

  3. sinker(noun)

    a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate

Wiktionary

  1. sinker(Noun)

    A weight used in fishing to cause the line or net to sink

    Hook the sinker onto this loop.

  2. sinker(Noun)

    Any of several high speed pitches that have a downward motion near the plate; a two-seam fastball, a split-finger fastball, or a forkball

    His sinkers drew one ground ball after another.

  3. sinker(Noun)

    Sinker nail, used for framing in current construction.

  4. sinker(Noun)

    A doughnut; a biscuit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinker(noun)

    one who, or that which, sinks

  2. Sinker(noun)

    a weight on something, as on a fish line, to sink it

  3. Sinker(noun)

    in knitting machines, one of the thin plates, blades, or other devices, that depress the loops upon or between the needles

Freebase

  1. Sinker

    In baseball, a sinker or sinking fastball is a type of fastball pitch which has significant downward and horizontal movement. The sinker is known for inducing a lot of ground balls. Pitchers who use the sinker tend to rely on it heavily and do not need to change pitch speeds as much as other pitchers do because the sinking action induces weak bat contact. Other pitchers normally change pitch speeds to achieve this effect.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. sinker

    In naval mine warfare, a heavy weight to which a buoyant mine is moored. The sinker generally houses the mooring rope drum and depth-setting mechanism and for mines laid by ships, it also serves as a launching trolley.

Anagrams for sinker »

  1. inkers, reskin

How to pronounce sinker?

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How to say sinker in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinker in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sinker in a Sentence

  1. John Hannah:

    Instead of reading Erdogan the riot act in a last-ditch effort to warn him off the S-400 deal, The President accepted hook, line and sinker Erdogan's ridiculous claim that it was all President Obama's fault, and that Turkey was somehow justified in alienating NATO and cozying up to( Russian President Vladimir) Putin.

Images & Illustrations of sinker

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