What is player?

  • (noun): A person who participates in or is skilled at some game.
    Synonyms: participant
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on player:

3GP And 3G2 - Software Support
... 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 ...
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 intentionally or ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Protection (poker)
... pot odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player ... 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) ...

More definitions of "player":

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

Famous quotes containing the word player:

    Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic; it is merely a form of emotional masturbation.... It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    There has been in our time a lack of reliance on language and a lack of experimentation which are frightening to anyone who sees them as symptoms. We know the phenomenon of stage-fright: it holds the player shivering, incapable of speech or action. Perhaps there is an audience-fright which the play can feel, which leaves him with these incapacities.
    Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980)

    If women were umpiring none of this [rowdyism] would happen. Do you suppose any ball player in the country would step up to a good-looking girl and say to her, “You color- blind, pickle-brained, cross-eyed idiot, if you don’t stop throwing the soup into me I’ll distribute your features all over you countenance!” Of course he wouldn’t.
    Amanda Clement (1888–1971)