third umpire
A match official who uses TV replays to assist the two umpires in the case of close decisions.

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  • Third umpire — In international cricket matches the third umpire (or TV Umpire) is an off field umpire who makes the final decision in questions referred to him by the two on field umpires. Television replays are available to the third umpire to assist him in… …   Wikipedia

  • third umpire — /θɜd ˈʌmpaɪə/ (say therd umpuyuh) noun Cricket an umpire who adjudicates on difficult decisions by viewing video footage …   Australian English dictionary

  • Umpire (cricket) — An umpire In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not equal, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make judgements on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket. Besides …   Wikipedia

  • Umpire (baseball) — In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and meting out discipline.cite web |title=Official… …   Wikipedia

  • Umpire Decision Review System — The Umpire Decision Review System (abbreviated as UDRS or DRS) is a new technology based system currently being used on an experimental basis in the sport of cricket. The system was first introduced in Test Cricket for the sole purpose of… …   Wikipedia

  • Umpire — Um pire, n. [OE. nompere, nounpere (also impier, fr. F. impair uneven), fr. OF. nomper uneven, F. non pair; hence the meaning, uneven, i. e., third person; non not + OF. per even, equal, peer, F. pair; cf. L. impar uneven, unequal. See {Non },… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • umpire — um·pire n: a person having authority to decide finally a controversy or question between parties: as a: one appointed to decide between disagreeing arbitrators b: an impartial third party chosen to arbitrate disputes arising under the terms of a… …   Law dictionary

  • umpire — [um′pīr] n. [ME oumpere, altered by faulty separation of a noumpire < noumpere (see ADDER2, APRON) < MFr nomper, uneven, hence an uneven number, third person < non, not + per, even < L par,PAR1] 1. a person chosen to render a decision …   English World dictionary

  • Umpire (Baseball) — Home plate Umpire Gary Darling beim Anzeigen eines Strikes Im Baseball bezeichnet umpire einen Schiedsrichter eines Baseballspiels.[1] Im modernen Baseball wird ein Spiel von einer Gruppe von Schiedsrichtern geleitet, der umpiring crew …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Umpire Clause — The language in an insurance policy that provides for a means of resolution by an unbiased third party if an insurer and an insured cannot agree on the amount of a claim payment. An umpire clause is the same thing as an arbitration clause. The… …   Investment dictionary

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