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Pronunciation: (pik'ôf", -of"), [key]
n.
1. Baseball.a play in which a base runner, caught off base, is tagged out by an infielder on a quick throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher.
2. Electronics.a mechanism that senses mechanical motion and produces a corresponding electric signal.

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