A sudden, forceful escape, as from prison or enemy troop encirclement
(Sports) A service break.
The part in a mechanical clock or watch that controls the speed and regularity of the balance wheel or pendulum, and thereby of the entire mechanism, by the movement of a notched wheel (escape wheel), one tooth of which is permitted to escape from the detaining catch at a time
The ability to fly:
Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
The act or process of picking up:
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