Turtling Tur"tling, n. The act, practice, or art of catching turtles. --Marryat. [1913 Webster]

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  • Turtling — may refer to:* Turtling (sailing), a sailing term to describe the inverting of a dinghy * Turtling (hunting), the hunting of turtles * Turtle (game term), a game term to describe a defensive strategyee also* Turtle (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • turtling — noun Date: 1669 the action or process of catching turtles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • turtling — noun a) The hunting of turtles (the reptiles). b) Turning turtle …   Wiktionary

  • turtling — present part of turtle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turtling (hunting) — Turtling is the hunting of turtles, a practice formerly a big part of the economy in many nations of the West Indies. In recent times, however, it has become outlawed.Turtle hunting was a big part of feeding families in North America, the Midwest …   Wikipedia

  • Turtling (sailing) — In dinghy sailing, a boat is said to be turtling when the boat is fully inverted with the mast pointing down to the seabed. An air pocket can form underneath the turtled boat.References …   Wikipedia

  • Turtle (computer gaming) — In computer and video games the term turtle , named after the turtle animal, has different meanings depending on the genre but all relate to a completely defensive strategy. The basic element to this strategy is designed to prevent one from… …   Wikipedia

  • Camping (computer gaming) — Camping in computer gaming jargon describes the practice of a player staying in one area of the game world waiting for enemies or useful objects to appear or to come to the player rather than actively seeking them out. Players camp in order to… …   Wikipedia

  • Camping (video gaming) — In video gaming, camping is a tactic in which a player will obtain a strategic position anywhere on the map and wait for characters to arrive and be killed, or waiting for useful objects to appear in an area rather than actively seeking them… …   Wikipedia

  • Rush (video games) — A four pool zergling rush against a zerg AI opponent in StarCraft, who has not yet built a Spawning Pool. In video games, rushing is analogous to the human wave attack in real world ground warfare, in which speed and surprise are used to… …   Wikipedia

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