keeper definition

  • noun:
    • the one that keeps, particularly:
    • An attendant, a guard, or a warden.
    • the one that gets the fee or proper care of one thing: a lion keeper; the keeper of budget.
    • Sports A goalkeeper.
    • Football A play made by the quarterback which keeps the baseball after it's snapped and then operates with it.
    • casual one that's well worth maintaining, specifically a fish big enough to be lawfully caught.
    • a person who keeps.
    • people or thing worth maintaining.
    • an individual faced with guarding or looking after, saving, or keeping something; a custodian, a guard. Short kind of gamekeeper (Wikipedia).
    • the ball player charged with guarding a goal or wicket. Quick form of goalkeeper, wicketkeeper.
    • part of a mechanism that grabs or retains another component, for example the element of a door lock that fits in the framework and gets the bolt.
    • An offensive play where quarterback runs toward objective aided by the ball after its snapped.
    • one that, or what, keeps; one that, or that which, holds or has control of such a thing.
    • One who retains in custody; one who has the care of a prison and the charge of prisoners.
    • one that has the treatment, custody, or superintendence of everything
    • One who stays or keeps in someplace or place.
    • A ring, strap, clamp, or any product for keeping an object set up
    • The box on a door jamb into which the bolt of a lock protrudes, when shot.
    • A ring providing to help keep another ring in the little finger.
    • A loop close to the buckle of a strap to get the end of the strap.
    • A fruit that keeps well.
    • An iron club that's added to the poles of a horseshoe magnet, and presented in place indeed there by the magnetic power, to protect the potency of the magnet when not being used.
    • one that keeps, observes, or obeys.
    • person who has the fee or maintaining of such a thing; a caretaker; a custodian: usually developing the second section of a compound: as, the keeper associated with the seals; a residence keeper; a-game keeper.
    • One who preserves or carries on as owner; an owner or independent controller: because, a store keeper; an inn keeper.
    • One who stays or abides.
    • person who holds or preserves ownership.
    • what keeps; something that functions as a guard or defense.
    • A key which admits of being readily placed and removed at enjoyment to help keep an object with its destination.
    • A loop regarding the end of a strap fitted with a bnckle, whereby others end is follow driving through the buckle; a small clasp.
    • The box on a door-jamb into which the bolt of a lock protrndes whenever shot.
    • A jamnut.
    • an item of soft metal positioned in experience of the poles of a magnet if not in use, which has a tendency, by induction, to maintain and also boost the power of magnet; an armature.
    • In the electromagnet of a dynamo, one of the lateral projections from the polar extremities to bring them as towards the revolving armature as they possibly can be without really pressing it.
    • A reelkeeper.
    • The mousing of a hook, which will keep it from becoming inadvertently disengaged
    • The gripper for the flint in a flint-lock firearm.
    • In cricket, a wicket-keeper or stumper.
    • some body in control of other people
    • one having cost of buildings or reasons or animals

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