Putting green

Putting green
Putting green Putt"ing green (Golf) The green, or plot of smooth turf, surrounding a hole. ``The term putting green shall mean the ground within twenty yards of the hole, excepting hazards.'' --Golf Rules. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • putting green — n 1.) also green one of the smooth areas of grass on a ↑golf course where you hit the ball along the ground into the hole 2.) BrE a smooth area of grass with special holes in it for playing a simple type of golf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • putting green — ► NOUN ▪ a smooth area of short grass surrounding a hole on a golf course …   English terms dictionary

  • putting green — [put′iŋ] n. Golf the area of smooth, closely mowed turf in which the hole is sunk …   English World dictionary

  • putting green — noun an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker • Syn: ↑green, ↑putting surface • Hypernyms: ↑site, ↑land site • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • putting green — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms putting green : singular putting green plural putting greens a) a flat area covered with short, smooth grass around a hole on a golf course b) an area of short smooth grass used for putting …   English dictionary

  • putting green — [[t]pʌ̱tɪŋ griːn[/t]] putting greens N COUNT A putting green is a very small golf course on which the grass is kept very short and on which there are no obstacles …   English dictionary

  • putting green — /ˈpʌtɪŋ grin/ (say puting green) noun Golf 1. the area at the end of the fairway which surrounds the hole, and is marked by green, close cropped grass, suitable for putting. 2. a practice area for putting …   Australian English dictionary

  • putting green — put|ting green [ pʌtıŋ ,grin ] noun count a flat area covered with short, smooth grass around a hole on a GOLF COURSE a. an area of short smooth grass used for PUTTING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • putting green — putt′ing green n. spo green 24) • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • putting green — noun The area of a golf course nearest the hole, with a smoother surface to make putting easier …   Wiktionary

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