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balk

the term used in queuing analysis where a customer decides that a QUEUE is too long and decides to leave.
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any balks in fast shooting always occur on the forward movement of the trigger finger.
And runners have a "free run" to the next base as well because, like catcher's interference, all runners, including the batter-runner, must advance one base for the balk to be nullified.
Balk and his co-authors, including several at the International Osteoporosis Foundation, scoured the research literature and other data sources for any studies that reported national averages of daily calcium intake among adults around the world.
ST PAT'S are sweating on international clearance for new signing Jordi Balk ahead of tomorrow's trip to Cork.
These include Rowley Lane, Pond Lane, Green Balk Lane and Little Lepton.
That's just the start for Balk, who turned his ire toward those who have capitulated to the smartphone trend.
The Oregon State baseball team defeated Northwestern 2-1 at Surprise Stadium in the opening game of the stadium, thanks to a balk by Wildcats reliever Tommy Bordignon with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning.
JORDI BALK admits the thrill of making his Ross County Debut was marred by another Dingwall disappointment.
Meanwhile, authorities and traders in the northern Balk province said a delay in election results had led to a decline in imports by 35% and exports by 70%.
Bilodeau was called for a balk in the bottom of the seventh that brought home the winning run, as second-seeded Oxford (22-3) won the Division 4 Central Mass.
It will also function as a retail showroom for Dethlefsen & Balk (D&B) and provide consumers better access to D&B products.
SeeNews) - Aug 6, 2013 - Austrian roofing company Balk Dach GmbH has filed for insolvency with the regional court of Graz, affecting 61 employees and 100 creditors, creditor protection associations KSV1870 and AKV said on Monday.