bullpen

bullpen
 People available to assist or relieve existing workers (baseball).

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Bullpen — Moderner Bullpen der Houston Astros im Min …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bullpen — 1915, in the baseball sense, from BULL (Cf. bull) (1) + PEN (Cf. pen) (2); perhaps from earlier slang meaning temporary holding cell for prisoners (1809). Bullpen also was the name of a baseball like game played in U.S. late 19c …   Etymology dictionary

  • bullpen — ull pen (b[.u]l p[e^]n ), n. (Baseball) 1. an open area in a baseball stadium, off the playing field, where pitchers may warm up by throwing a number of trial pitches before playing. [PJC] 2. [collective] the relief pitchers on a baseball team.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullpen — ☆ bullpen [bool′pen΄ ] n. 1. a fenced enclosure for bulls 2. Informal a large room or enclosure for a number of people; specif., a barred enclosure in a jail, where prisoners are kept together temporarily, as between their arrest and the placing… …   Universalium

  • bullpen — ☆ bullpen [bool′pen΄ ] n. 1. a fenced enclosure for bulls 2. Informal a large room or enclosure for a number of people; specif., a barred enclosure in a jail, where prisoners are kept together temporarily, as between their arrest and the placing… …   English World dictionary

  • Bullpen — In baseball, the bullpen (or simply the pen) is the area where relief pitchers warm up before entering a game. Depending on the ballpark, it may be situated in foul territory along the baselines or just beyond the outfield fence. Also, a team s… …   Wikipedia

  • bullpen — The need for an afternoon coffee, due to tiredness. TMass states, My starting pitcher is petering out, so I m going to warm up the bullpen. (Warming up = brew a pot.) BLip. Yup it s 3:15. I need to hit the bullpen, too …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bullpen — The need for an afternoon coffee, due to tiredness. TMass states, My starting pitcher is petering out, so I m going to warm up the bullpen. (Warming up = brew a pot.) BLip. Yup it s 3:15. I need to hit the bullpen, too …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bullpen — UK [ˈbʊlˌpen] / US noun [countable] Word forms bullpen : singular bullpen plural bullpens American 1) a part of a baseball field where pitchers practise throwing the ball before they go on the field 2) informal a room where prisoners are kept… …   English dictionary

  • bullpen — noun a) An enclosed area used to hold bulls. Magnus and Big Buck are over in the bullspen, ready for tonights rodeo. b) An enclosed area for pitchers to warm up in during a game. After that hit, there is activity in the bullpen …   Wiktionary

  • Bullpen Bulletins — The first official Marvel Bullpen Bulletins page, from The Amazing Spider Man #31 (Dec. 1965). Bullpen Bulletins (originally titled Marvel Bullpen Bulletins ) was the news and information page that appeared in most regular monthly comic books… …   Wikipedia

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