What is player?

  • (noun): An important participant (as in a business deal).
    Example: "He was a major player in setting up the corporation"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on player:

1970 - Births - February
... February 1 – Malik Sealy, American basketball player (d. 2000) February 3 – Keith Carney, American hockey player February 8 Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player John Filan, Australian footballer Stephanie Courtney, American actress and comedian ...
Protection (poker)
... either call with insufficient pot odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player ... By contrast, if he failed to protect his hand, another player could draw out on him at no cost, meaning he gets no value from his made hand ... The term protection is also often heard in the context of an all-in player (see poker table stakes rules) ...
3GP And 3G2 - Software Support
... can be viewed on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms with MPlayer and VLC media player ... Programs such as Media Player Classic, K-Multimedia Player, Totem, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and GOM Player can also be used ...
7 Sins
7 Sins is a life simulation video game where the player must get to the top of the social ladder and make decisions related to the seven deadly sins ... Throughout the game the player makes decisions based on pride, wrath, greed, envy, lust, sloth and gluttony ... In total there are seven chapters and one hundred non-player characters to interact with ...
8ball - Standardized Rules of Play - Turns
... A player (or team) will continue to shoot until committing a foul, or failing to legally pocket an object ball on a non-foul shot (whether ... Thereupon it is the turn of the opposing player(s) ... Following a foul, the incoming player has ball-in-hand anywhere on the table, unless the foul occurred on the break shot, as noted previously ...

More definitions of "player":

  • (noun): A person who participates in or is skilled at some game.
    Synonyms: participant

Famous quotes containing the word player:

    Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady’s window.
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

    The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)

    The flattering, if arbitrary, label, First Lady of the Theatre, takes its toll. The demands are great, not only in energy but eventually in dramatic focus. It is difficult, if not impossible, for a star to occupy an inch of space without bursting seams, cramping everyone else’s style and unbalancing a play. No matter how self-effacing a famous player may be, he makes an entrance as a casual neighbor and the audience interest shifts to the house next door.
    Helen Hayes (1900–1993)