spot pass
noun Date: 1948 a pass (as in football or basketball) made to a predetermined spot on the field or court rather than directly to a player

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  • spot pass — ☆ spot pass n. Sports a pass of the ball, puck, etc. to a prearranged spot at which the receiver is expected to arrive at the same time as the ball, puck, etc …   English World dictionary

  • spot pass — spot′ pass′ n. Sports. spo a pass directed to a specific place in the playing area, the receiver being expected to arrive at the same time as the ball or puck • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • spot pass — noun a pass to a designated spot on the field; the receiver should arrive at that spot the same time the ball does • Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑passing play, ↑passing game, ↑passing * * * noun : a pass (as in football, basketball …   Useful english dictionary

  • spot pass — Basketball, Football. a pass intentionally directed to a specific place in the court or field instead of a particular receiver, the receiver being expected to arrive at the place at the same time as the ball. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Spot (comics) — Spot The Spot. Art by Marko Djurdjevic. Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Pass the Pigs — is a commercial version of the dice game, Pig. Pass the Pigs was originally published under the name Pig Mania. Rules Each turn involves one player throwing two model pigs, each of which has a dot on one side only. The player will have points… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pass interference — In American and Canadian gridiron football, pass interference is a penalty that occurs when a player interferes with an eligible receiver s ability to make a fair attempt to catch a forward pass. Pass interference may include tripping, pushing,… …   Wikipedia

  • spot — Synonyms and related words: CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, abode, ace, acne, aimless, allocate, appointment, arc, arc light, area, ascertain, aspersion, assign, atom, attaint, badge of infamy, band, bar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gap, gorge; way, opening, notch, defile, passage; free ticket; crisis, predicament, condition,circumstance; leave [of absence]; slang, advance. See love. v. go through or by, bypass; get a passing… …   English dictionary for students

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