play-action
noun see play-action pass

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • play action — noun (American football) An attempt to disguise a passing play by simulating a running play • • • Main Entry: ↑play …   Useful english dictionary

  • Play-Action — Ein Play Action Pass ist ein Spielzug des American Football. Hierbei sieht es zunächst danach aus, als ob die angreifende Mannschaft einen Laufspielzug spielt. Allerdings wird dieser Laufspielzug nur angetäuscht und tatsächlich ein Pass gespielt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • play-action — noun see play action pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • play-action pass — ☆ play action pass [plā′ak΄shən ] n. Football a forward pass made by the quarterback after first faking a handoff …   English World dictionary

  • Play action pass — A play action pass is a type of American football play. The play action, or PA for short, appears to be a running play, but is actually a pass play; in this way, it can be considered the opposite of a draw play. Play action passes are often used… …   Wikipedia

  • play-action pass — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a pass play in football in which the quarterback fakes a hand off before passing the ball called also play action * * * /play ak sheuhn/, Football. a pass play designed to deceive the defense by appearing to be a running… …   Useful english dictionary

  • play-action pass — noun Date: 1964 a pass play in football in which the quarterback fakes a handoff before passing the ball called also play action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • play-action pass — /play ak sheuhn/, Football. a pass play designed to deceive the defense by appearing to be a running play, in which the quarterback fakes a hand off to a back before throwing a forward pass. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • play-action pass — play′ ac tion pass′ n. fbb spo football a pass play in which the quarterback fakes a hand off to a back before throwing a forward pass …   From formal English to slang

  • NES Play Action Football — Box art Developer(s) TOSE[1] …   Wikipedia

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