end around
noun Date: 1926 a football play in which an offensive end comes behind the line of scrimmage to take a handoff and attempts to carry the ball around the opposite flank

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  • end around — n. Football a play in which an offensive end or wide receiver, after running across the field behind the line of scrimmage and taking a handoff from the quarterback, attempts to advance downfield …   English World dictionary

  • End-around — The end around is a play in American Football in which a wide receiver crosses the backfield towards the opposite end of the line and receives a handoff directly from the quarterback. The receiver then may proceed to do one of two things: he… …   Wikipedia

  • end around — I. noun : a football play in which an offensive end comes behind the line of scrimmage to take a hand off and attempts to carry the ball around the opposite flank II. noun : a football play in which an offensive end comes behind the line of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • end around — Football. a play on offense in which an end, after running into the backfield, takes a handoff and attempts to run around the opposite end of the line. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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  • End Around (submarine tactic) — An End Around was a World War II submarine attack tactic. It was used when the initial relative position of the submarine and its target did not give the attacking submarine a positional advantage. The submarine estimated the path and speed of… …   Wikipedia

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  • end — n. & v. n. 1 a the extreme limit; the point beyond which a thing does not continue. b an extremity of a line, or of the greatest dimension of an object. c the furthest point (to the ends of the earth). 2 the surface bounding a thing at either… …   Useful english dictionary

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