ice hockey
noun Date: 1883 a game played on an ice rink by two teams of six players on skates whose object is to drive a puck into the opponents' goal with a hockey stick

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  • ice hockey — ice .hockey n [U] ↑glove, ↑ice skate, ↑puck BrE a sport played on ice, in which players try to hit a hard flat round object into the other team s ↑goal with special sticks American Equivalent: hockey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ice hockey — ice ,hockey noun uncount a game played on ice by two teams of six players. The players use long sticks to try to hit a small round flat object called a puck into the opposite team s goal: HOCKEY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ice hockey — ► NOUN ▪ a form of hockey played on an ice rink between two teams of six skaters …   English terms dictionary

  • ice hockey — see HOCKEY (sense 1) n …   English World dictionary

  • Ice hockey — sport imagesize=250px caption=Two defencemen and a goaltender guard their goal. The referee s raised arm indicates that he intends to call a penalty. union=International Ice Hockey Federation nickname=Hockey first=March 3, 1875, Victoria Skating… …   Wikipedia

  • ice hockey — a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents cage using a stick with a wooden blade set at an obtuse angle to the shaft. [1880 85] * * * Game played on an ice… …   Universalium

  • ice hockey — noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents goal with angled sticks • Syn: ↑hockey, ↑hockey game • Members of this Topic: ↑hat trick, ↑face off, ↑assist, ↑icing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ice Hockey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ice Hockey peut désigner : Ice Hockey, un jeu vidéo de hockey, édité par Activision en 1981 sur Atari 2600. Ice Hockey, un jeu vidéo de hockey, édité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ice hockey — also ice hockey N UNCOUNT Ice hockey is a game played on ice between two teams of 11 players who use long curved sticks to hit a small rubber disk, called a puck, and try to score goals. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use hockey) …   English dictionary

  • ice-hockey — see ice hockey …   English dictionary

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