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Encyclopedia > Square Leg
square leg is also a cricket fielding position.

Square Leg was a 1980 British Government exercise that assessed the effects of nuclear war. In it, 150 nuclear weapons were assumed to fall on Britain with a total explosive power of 280.5 megatons. This was felt to be a reasonably realistic scenario, although the report stated that we might expect a total strike in excess of 1000 megatons.


Mortality was estimated at 29 million; serious injuries at 7 million; short-term survivors at 19 million.


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Picture frame molding holding and cutting apparatus and method of using - Patent 4646801 (4163 words)
The apparatus has a miter square, adjustable stop means and adjustable clamping means for holding a molding to be cut in position during the cutting of the ends of the molding.
The outward side of the miter square which is used during the cutting of the second end of the molding has an end stop on the end of the leg of the miter square opposite the right angle of the miter square when a frame molding pattern is used.
The miter square leg to which the end stop (24) is affixed, is the leg against which the molding is pressed during the second cutting operation.
DM's Explanation of Cricket - Glossary (2403 words)
fielding position on the leg side, square of the striker's wicket and very close to the batsman, a static position designed to catch the ball from a misplaced block or other defensive shot; synonym for bat-pad.
fielding position on the leg side, square of the striker's wicket, a position designed to either catch the ball from a misplaced pull shot, or to prevent runs from pull shots and defensive strokes square on the leg side; fielding position between leg gully and midwicket.
the umpire who stands near square leg to rule on decisions of stumpings and run outs at the striker's end of the pitch.
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