from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of racket1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis, or a shuttlecock in badminton.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See racket.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See racket.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
The only thing that brought him closer to the sense of death was the glimpse from his mother's car of "a man in white tennis trousers, who had been walking home after an energetic game of tennis" and who had collapsed from a heart-attack, lying dead beside the road with his un-pressed tennis racquet (the un-pressed racquet is a telling detail of disaster-stricken suburbia).
The wood racquet is a lost commodity among the pro tennis ranks.
Our guest of honour is an avid participant in racquet sports, his favourites being tennis and squash.
I've absolutely no doubt that while enjoying these outdoor pursuits, "He never leaves home without it -- his racquet, that is!"
The question of choosing a racquet is a much more serious matter.
What kind of racquet head speed would be required to initiate nuclear fusion on a standard tennis ball?
I was annoyed by the sales people who tried to sell me and then there were the ones that worked for my company; I gnashed my teeth while watching them jet off to sales meetings in Vegas or scoot out of the office at 5 p.m., squash racquet in hand.
May 14, 2009 at 8: 28 AM my 2 cents: cut some tennis racquet grips to fit on top of the aluminum.
She told Mr. R that her parents don't permit her to use her head as if it were a racquet.
Also among the three declared independent directors is Bob Ivell, M&B's interim chairman, who spent two years as deputy chairman of Next Generation racquet clubs, a private business owned for two years by investors including JP McManus and John Magnier.
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