paddle tennis
noun Date: 1925 a game like tennis that is played with a paddle and rubber ball on a small court

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Paddle tennis — is a game adapted from tennis and played for over a century. Compared to tennis, the court is smaller and has no doubles lanes, and the net is lower. Paddle tennis is played with a solid paddle as opposed to a strung racquet, and a depressurized… …   Wikipedia

  • paddle tennis — ☆ paddle tennis n. an outdoor game played with paddles and a rubber ball on a raised platform surrounded by a screen, combining elements of tennis, handball, and squash …   English World dictionary

  • Paddle-tennis — Padel Pour les articles homonymes, voir Paddle. Le padel ou paddle tennis est un sport de raquettes né en 1890 et officialisé en 1924 par Enrique Corcuera. Il se joue sur un demi court de tennis avec des balles proches de celles du tennis et une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • paddle tennis — a game combining elements of tennis and handball, played with paddles and a rubber ball on a screened court about half the size of and having a lower net than a tennis court. See illus. under racket2. [1920 25, Amer.] * * * Game like tennis that… …   Universalium

  • paddle tennis — mažasis tenisas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Tenisas, žaidžiamas 12×5 m dydžio aikštėje mušant raketėmis mažą guminį kamuoliuką per 80 cm aukščio tinklą, kuris dalija aikštę pusiau. atitikmenys: angl. mini tennis; paddle… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • paddle tennis — noun : a game resembling tennis and played with a wooden paddle and sponge rubber ball over a low net on a court whose dimensions are one half those of a lawn tennis court …   Useful english dictionary

  • paddle tennis — pad′dle ten nis n. spo a game combining elements of tennis and handball, played with paddles and a rubber ball on a court about half the size of a tennis court • Etymology: 1920–25, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • paddle tennis — ingl. Variante del Lawn Tennis que se practica sobre cancha de menores dimensiones, utilizando una paleta más ancha que la raqueta, con perforaciones circulares de poco más de un centímetro de diámetro. La cancha, con red intermedia entre los… …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • paddle tennis — noun (U) AmE table tennis …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tennis for Two — Разработчик Уильям Хигинботам, Роберт Дворжак Создатели Геймдизайнер Уильям Хигинботам Дата выпуска октябрь 1958 …   Википедия

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