backlift

backlift

(ˈbækˌlɪft)
n
the backward movement of a cricket bat in preparation for a swinga mechanical device designed to lift a person from a bedthe lifting of weights using one's backa new form of cosmetic surgery intended to reduce signs of ageing (rolls of skin and bulges of fat) on a woman's back
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The bewildering close control, the left-boot conversion after only a suggestion of backlift.
It was a typical strike, hardly any backlift, and despite it being on his so-called weaker foot he was able to get the ball into the net through the keeper's legs.
"Sane's backlift arguably causes the contact as much as anything Cork did and, most importantly, we wouldn't overturn the referee's decision because it wasn't a clear and obvious error in the first place."
And on 15 minutes Dudley came close to restoring parity when his excellent effort with no backlift curled inches wide of the upright from 20 yards.
Good backlift, muscular physique to swing the bat quickly and with power, immaculate shot selection including the classic reverse sweep and straight drives, and a knack of scoring big with an above average strike rate are the abilities the Kiwi man possesses.
Maja's goals in each of the first four matches of the League One season have all shown an economy of movement, a quickness of thought and depths of selfconfidence - a good touch, maybe a turn, minimal backlift and a well-placed finish.
Maja's goals in each of the first four matches of the League One season have all shown an economy of movement, a quickness of thought and depths of self-confidence -- a good touch, maybe a turn, minimal backlift and a well-placed finish.
After 51 minutes he exchanged passes with Son Heung-Min and curled a shot from near the edge of the area without even much backlift to warn Dubravka.
A right-handed batsman with a high backlift and the ability to generate easy power, Badar could well be the newest youngster to use the PSL as a launchpad for an international career, much like Shadab Khan and Nawaz did in previous years.
Peter Handscomb, dropped after two Ashes Tests, used an exaggerated backlift and nimble footwork to strike 43 in quick time but lacked assistance.
There didn't appear to be too much danger when full back David Buchanan slid him the ball but Long released a wellstruck low 20-yarder with little backlift, which defeated Gillespie.