Over-arm
Over-arm O"ver-arm`, a. (Cricket, etc.) Done (as bowling or pitching) with the arm raised above the shoulder. See {Overhard}. ``An over-arm with a round-arm bowler.'' --R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster]

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  • over·arm — /ˈoʊvɚˌɑɚm/ adj Brit : ↑overhand He made an overarm throw. overarm adv, Brit He threw the ball overarm …   Useful english dictionary

  • over arm stroke — ● over arm stroke nom masculin (mots anglais signifiant coup de bras par dessus) Style de nage sur le côté. ⇒OVER ARM STROKE, subst. masc. NATATION. Nage sur le côté, un bras ramené d arrière en avant hors de l eau, tandis que les jambes donnent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • over\ arm\ stroke — [ ɔvɛrarmstrok ] n. m. • 1898; mots angl. « coup (stroke) de bras (arm) par dessus » ♦ Anglic. Vieilli Nage sur le côté avec ciseaux des jambes, où un bras est ramené d arrière en avant hors de l eau (SYN. cour. nage indienne) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Over-arm tie — An over arm tie is a bondage position in which the arms are brought over the head, and the wrists fastened together behind the head and then by a length of rope, chain or strapping to a belt at the waist. Sometimes, the rope goes between the legs …   Wikipedia

  • roll-over arm — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a fully upholstered chair or sofa arm curving outward from the seat * * * /rohl oh veuhr/ an upholstered chair or sofa arm that curves outward and downward. [1920 25; adj. use of v. phrase roll over] …   Useful english dictionary

  • roll-over arm — /rohl oh veuhr/ an upholstered chair or sofa arm that curves outward and downward. [1920 25; adj. use of v. phrase roll over] * * * …   Universalium

  • roll-over arm — roll′ o ver arm′ n. fur an upholstered chair or sofa arm that curves outward and downward • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • roll-over arm — noun Date: circa 1925 a fully upholstered chair or sofa arm curving outward from the seat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • over — /ˈover, ingl. ˈəuvə(r)/ [vc. ingl., da over (arm) «sopra (braccio)»] s. m. inv. nuoto alla marinara …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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