forward pass
noun Date: 1903 a pass (as in football) made in the direction of the opponents' goal

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  • Forward pass — In several forms of football a forward pass is when the ball is thrown in the direction of the opponent s end line.American and Canadian FootballIn American and Canadian football, a forward pass mdash; usually called simply a pass mdash; consists …   Wikipedia

  • forward pass — noun a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer • Syn: ↑aerial • Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑passing play, ↑passing game, ↑passing • Hyponyms: ↑flare pass, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • forward pass — noun A pass in the forward direction, advancing toward the goal, generally illegal except in American football, once per play, from behind the line of scrimmage …   Wiktionary

  • forward pass — for′ward pass′ n. spo a pass in football thrown from behind the line of scrimmage toward the opponent s goal Compare lateral pass …   From formal English to slang

  • forward pass — Synonyms and related words: bowl, cast, change of pace, change up, chuck, chunk, curve, downcurve, fastball, fling, flip, heave, hurl, incurve, knuckleball, lateral, lateral pass, lob, outcurve, pass, peg, pitch, put, screwball, serve, service,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forward pass — Football. a pass in which the ball is thrown in the direction of advance toward the opponent s goal. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • forward pass — /fɔwəd ˈpas/ (say fawwuhd pahs) noun (in Rugby football) a pass in which the ball is illegally thrown towards the opponent s goal …   Australian English dictionary

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  • The Forward Pass — Infobox Film name = The Forward Pass image size = caption = director = Edward F. Cline producer = writer = Harvey Gates Howard Emmett Rogers narrator = starring = Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Loretta Young music = cinematography = Arthur L. Todd editing …   Wikipedia

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