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- n. A women's sport derived from basketball.
- n. The ball used in this sport.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A team game that resembles basketball; a soccer ball is to be thrown so that it passes through a ring on the top of a post.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
- n. a team game that resembles basketball; a soccer ball is to be thrown so that it passes through a ring on the top of a post
Middleton attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire, where she studied chemistry, biology and art and played a number of sports, including tennis, hockey and netball, which is similar to basketball.
Women rarely play soccer here- they play netball, which is a kind of variation on basketball.
Handball is best described as netball on speed, though some liken it to water polo (without the water), and others note that the body contact makes it similar to rugby (you can tackle the opposition from in front but not behind).
She will remain at the network calling netball and working on the boundary-line.
"We lose out not only to men's rugby, but to netball, which is well established as the top female sport," said the team's captain,
They play a sport called netball, and a team wanted to call itself the "Master Baiters."
In Britain, basketball is called "netball" and is played at girls 'schools.
There had been complaints that some sports, such as netball, received no airtime.
NZ Football aims to attract more girls by offering football at times that do not clash with popular winter sports such as netball, and introducing a new format.
She was assigned a teaching job in a private business school and ended up instructing students in everything from English to sewing to "netball," an