fair-catch
transitive verb see fair catch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fair Catch — im American Football bedeutet, dass ein Spieler des Receiving Team einen Punt oder Kickoff aus der Luft fangen darf, ohne angegriffen zu werden. Hierzu muss der Spieler mit einem Arm deutlich über Kopfhöhe winken. Wird der fangende Spieler nach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fair catch — (Football) A catch made by a player on side who makes a prescribed signal that he will not attempt to advance the ball when caught. He must not then be interfered with. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fair catch — fair′ catch′ n. spo a catch of a kicked football made after the receiving team signals that it will not attempt to advance the ball • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • fair catch — ☆ fair catch n. Football a catch of a kicked ball made after signaling that no attempt will be made to run with the ball: opposing players are penalized if they interfere with the catcher …   English World dictionary

  • Fair catch — A fair catch is a feature of American football and several other codes of football. In rugby union and Australian rules football, a fair catch is called a mark ; see mark (Australian football) and mark (rugby) for more information on fair catches …   Wikipedia

  • fair catch — noun (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled • Topics: ↑American football, ↑American football game • Hypernyms: ↑catch, ↑grab, ↑snatch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fair catch — Le Fair Catch est une action de football américain effectué après le kickoff de l équipe adverse, par le kick returner. Lorsqu on effectue un Fair Catch, le jeu s arrête et le prochain jeu demarre à l endroit de l arret de volée. Le kick returner …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fair catch — {n.} A catch of a kicked football by a player after he holds up his hand to show that he will not run with the ball. * /He saw that he would not be able to run with the ball, so he signalled for a fair catch./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fair catch — {n.} A catch of a kicked football by a player after he holds up his hand to show that he will not run with the ball. * /He saw that he would not be able to run with the ball, so he signalled for a fair catch./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fair catch — noun Date: 1867 a catch of a kicked football by a player who gives a prescribed signal, may not advance the ball, and may not be tackled • fair catch transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fair\ catch — noun A catch of a kicked football by a player after he holds up his hand to show that he will not run with the ball. He saw that he would not be able to run with the ball, so he signalled for a fair catch …   Словарь американских идиом

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