HELP
 

All Words Glossary

Glossary of Sports and Games Terms
beginning with letter T
Browse the Sports and Games Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Tae Kwon Do Tweet Definition of Tae Kwon Do Like Definition of Tae Kwon Do on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, Taekwondo)
category:Martial arts      
takedown Tweet Definition of takedown Like Definition of takedown on Facebook
noun
  1. (slang) an arrest by a police officer of a suspect
traverse Tweet Definition of traverse Like Definition of traverse on Facebook
noun
  1. A route used in mountaineering, specifically rock climbing.
verb (traverses, traversing, traversed)
  1. (transitive) To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
He will have to the mountain before he gets to the other side.
  1. (transitive) (computing) To visit all parts of; to explore thoroughly; as, to traverse all nodes in a network.
triathlete Tweet Definition of triathlete Like Definition of triathlete on Facebook
noun
  1. An athlete who competes in the triathlon.
triathlon Tweet Definition of triathlon Like Definition of triathlon on Facebook
noun
  1. an athletics event in which contestants compete in swimming, cycling and running in turn
triple jump Tweet Definition of triple jump Like Definition of triple jump on Facebook
noun
  1. An athletics field event where one has to travel as far as possible after taking one hop, a step, then a jump
Tube Tweet Definition of Tube Like Definition of Tube on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (informal) The London Underground
tubing Tweet Definition of tubing Like Definition of tubing on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, tubing (material))
  1. tubes, considered as a group
  2. a length of tube, or a system of tubes
  3. the recreation of riding down a river on an inner tube
(wikipedia, tubing (recreation))      
tuck Tweet Definition of tuck Like Definition of tuck on Facebook
noun
  1. (slang) snack food. Derived from the expression "to tuck in food" meaning "to eat up", "to guzzle".
  2. A curled position.
verb
  1. to push in one material under another - as in "tuck in your shirt" or "I tucked in my shirt" etc
  2. to eat food
  3. to curl into a ball; to fold up and hold one's legs.
The diver tucked, flipped, and opened up at the last moment.
turnover Tweet Definition of turnover Like Definition of turnover on Facebook
noun
  1. The act of overturning something
  2. The amount of business transacted in a specified time period
The company had an annual turnover of $500.000.
  1. The number of times a stock is replaced after being used or sold, a worker is replaced after leaving, or a property changes hands
Those apartments have a high turnover because they are so close to the railroad tracks.
  1. A pastry consisting of pastry or pie crust around sweet, often fruit filling.
They served apple turnovers for breakfast.
  1. (sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.
The Nimrods committed a dismaying 23 turnovers en route to another humiliating loss.
twist Tweet Definition of twist Like Definition of twist on Facebook
noun
  1. a force (producing twisting).
  2. anything twisted, or the act of twisting; the degree of stress or strain when twisted.
  3. a type of thread or cotton traditionally used for buttonholes.
  4. a sliver of lemon peel added to a cocktail, etc.
  5. a sudden bend (or short series of bends) in a road, path, etc.
  6. a distortion to the meaning of a word or passage.
  7. an unexpected turn in a story, tale, etc.
  8. a type of dance characterised by rotating one"s hips.
  9. a rotation of the body when diving.
  10. a sprain, especially to the ankle.
verb
  1. to turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force
  2. to join together by twining one part around another
  3. to turn a knob etc.
  4. to distort or change the truth or meaning of words when repeating
  5. to form a twist (in any of the above meanings)

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
Translate Into:
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.

privacy policy