The official who is in overall charge of a match. The umpire sits in a raised chair at one end of the net, calls the score after each point, and has final responsibility for all questions of judgment and fact. He or she may reverse the decision of a judge or linesman if it is clearly in error and may impose point penalties or even default a player for unsportsmanlike conduct.
An arbitrator that helps make a decision if a dispute between a company and an individual arise in property insurance. The company and individual hires an appraiser each, who select an umpire. A decision of two out of three becomes the binding decision.
1)A person selected by two appraisers to help settle disputes in property insurance claims. The appraisers are chosen by the disputing company and claimant, and a decision of any two of the three is binding. For example, if a company and claimant fail to agree on actual cash value of property destroyed or the amount of the loss, many policies provide that these be determined by appraisal. 2)A similar person in an arbitration proceeding under a reinsurance contract.
An official who monitors the legality of players equipment and monitors the play on the line of scrimmage. He also watches for too many men on the field violations and observes the contact between the linemen. The umpire also has the important task of wiping the ball dry when it's raining
For Property coverage, if a company and a claimant fail to agree on the amount of loss, each may appoint an appraiser, and these in turn select an umpire. A decision by any two of the three is binding.
An umpire in cricket (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 decisions on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket. Besides making decisions about legality of delivery, appeals for wickets and general conduct of the game in legal manner, the umpire also keeps a record of the deliveries and announces the completion of an over.
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. The term is often shortened to the colloquial form ump. They are also addressed as blue due to the colour of the uniform some umpires wear.