Neutral zone

Neutral zone
Transition zone Tran*si"tion zone (Biogeography) The zone lying between the Boreal and Sonoran zones of North America. It includes an eastern or humid subdivision and a western arid one of corresponding temperature comprising the northern Great Plains and the lower slopes of the mountains of the western United States and Mexico. Called also {Neutral zone}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Neutral zone — may refer to: In sports: Neutral zone (American football), the length of the football from one tip to the other in American football Neutral zone (ice hockey), zone between the blue lines in ice hockey A non competitive segment of a few miles at… …   Wikipedia

  • neutral zone — nejautrumo zona statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. dead band; dead zone; neutral zone vok. neutrale Zone, f; tote Zone, f; Totzone, f rus. зона нечувствительности, f; мёртвая зона , f pranc. zone d insensibilité, f; zone non sensible …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • neutral zone — noun a) zone between the defensive line of scrimmage and the offensive line of scrimmage. b) zone on the playing surface between the attacking zone and the defending zone as delineated by the two blue lines. Syn: center zone, center ice …   Wiktionary

  • neutral zone — Ice Hockey. the area of a rink between the two blue lines. Cf. end zone (def. 2). [1900 05, in sense zone between the two scrimmage lines in football ] * * * …   Universalium

  • neutral zone — the potential space between the lips and cheeks on one side and the tongue on the other, natural or artificial teeth in this zone being subject to equal and opposite forces from the surrounding musculature …   Medical dictionary

  • neutral zone — noun Date: 1948 the portion of an ice hockey rink between the attacking and defensive zones …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Neutral zone — Нейтральная зона …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • neutral zone — noun 1. : the position on the armature of a direct current machine where the magnetic flux from the field poles is zero, being midway between the poles at no load 2. a. : a space between the two lines of scrimmage in American football equivalent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neutral zone (American football) — In American football, the neutral zone can be described as the length of the football from one tip to the other when it is spotted (i.e. placed on a certain spot) on the field during a scrimmage down and the area between the two free kick lines… …   Wikipedia

  • Neutral zone trap — In this diagram, the red team is executing a neutral zone trap resulting in the blue team dumping the puck. The neutral zone trap (often referred to as simply the trap) is a defensive strategy used in ice hockey to prevent an opposing team from… …   Wikipedia

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