Search Result for "backstop":
1. (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher;
[syn: catcher, backstop]
2. (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field;
3. a precaution in case of an emergency;
- Example: "he acted as a backstop in case anything went wrong"
1. act as a backstop;