Synsets for "squash racket"

Synset: squash_racket.n.01

Synonyms: squash_racket

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash


Lemmas: squash_racket squash_racquet bat

Hypernym: racket




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Sports in the Philippines Squash rackets is a racket sports played in a four-walled court with a long-handled strung racket and a small rubber ball. It is usually played by two people (singles), but it can be played by four (doubles). The players must alternately strike the ball with their racket; aiming to make the ball hit the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court. The Squash Rackets Association of the Philippines (SRAP) aims to develop the sports squash in the Philippines, and widen interest in the sport. The SRAP participates in regional competitions like the South East Asian Games, the Asian Games, and Asian Squash Federation or World Squash Federation sanctioned competitions.
John Bierwirth He enjoyed sports, participating on college baseball and squash racket teams. In later life he enjoyed tennis and fly fishing.
Racket (sports equipment) A racket or racquet is a sports implement consisting of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of strings or catgut is stretched tightly. It is used for striking a ball or shuttlecock in games such as squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton. Collectively, these games are known as racket sports. This predecessor to the modern game of squash, rackets, is played with wooden rackets. While squash equipment has evolved in the intervening century, rackets equipment has changed little.
Chris Robertson (squash player) Robertson retired from the professional circuit in 1992 and was appointed as Squash Wales national coach in 1994. In 2011 Robertson was appointed England Head Coach of Squash and Racket Ball.
Calcutta Racket Club The Club is the administrative headquarters of The West Bengal Squash Racquet Association that is affiliated to the Squash Racket Federation of India. It has hosted the Kolkata International, an international squash tournament in 2005 and hosts all major squash activities and training in eastern India.
Forehand (disambiguation) The forehand in tennis and other racket sports such as table tennis, squash and badminton is a shot made by swinging the racket across one's body with the hand moving palm-first.
Rackets (sport) Rackets or racquets is an indoor racket sport played in the United Kingdom, Ireland, United States, and Canada. The sport is infrequently called "hard rackets," possibly to distinguish it from the related sport of squash (formerly called "squash rackets").
Racketlon In racketlon a player competes against an opponent, or a doubles pair, in each of the four biggest racket sports: table tennis, badminton, squash and tennis.
Prince Sports Prince Global Sports, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a manufacturer and distributor of racket sports equipment, footwear and apparel for tennis, squash and badminton.
Racket (sports equipment) "Racket" is the standard spelling of the word. "Racquet" is an alternative spelling used more commonly in certain sports (squash, racquetball, badminton) and less commonly in others (tennis). "Racket" is the preferred spelling in tennis. While some writers, especially those outside North America, prefer the French-influenced "racquet", "racket" is the predominant spelling by a large margin. Similarly, while some believe that "racket" came about as a misspelling of "racquet", "racket" is in fact the older spelling: it has been in use since the 16th century, with "racquet" only showing up later in the 19th century as a variant of "racket".
Campbell Grayson Training at the Titirangi Club, Grayson's first home-club, Grayson's attention shifted to the game of squash, which his father played. Grayson picked up the squash racket and converted his attention to squash at eleven years old, after winning his first U-13 New Zealand Nationals title in 1997.
Qianball Qianball is a racket sport similar to tennis or squash. The game can be described as a mix between tennis and squash or as squash without walls. The game can be played by two or four players, or used as practice by a single person. Qianball can be played on any flat hard surface, indoors or outdoors no matter the weather.
Squash (sport) Squash is a racket sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players must alternate in striking the ball with their racket and hit the ball onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court.
Calcutta Racket Club The Calcutta Racket Club is a squash and racquet club in Kolkata, India. It was founded in 1793, making it one of the oldest rackets clubs in the world, and the first in the subcontinent. Of its seven squash courts, two are glass-backed international standard tournament courts.
Squash (sport) Squash provides an excellent cardiovascular workout. In one hour of squash, a player may expend approximately 600 to 1000 food calories (3,000 to 4,000 kJ). The sport also provides a good upper and lower body workout by exercising both the legs in running around the court and the arms and torso in swinging the racket. In 2003, "Forbes" rated squash as the number one healthiest sport to play. However, some studies have implicated squash as a cause of possible fatal cardiac arrhythmia and argued that squash is an inappropriate form of exercise for older men with heart disease.
Paul Scully-Power Scully-Power was born in Sydney, Australia, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1982. He is married with six children (Adam, Lincoln, Holly (deceased), Victoria, William and Tara). His recreational interests include squash and racket ball, sailing, and reading.
Four wall paddleball Squash is a somewhat-similar game, played with a long-handled racket on a similar (but different-sized) court. The court is shorter and wider, and the ceiling and bottom of the front wall are out of bounds. The rules of squash are also different. It is considered a more-defensive game than paddleball, while racquetball is considered more offensive.
Sport in Bangladesh Bangladesh shows a bright future in squash, with a flourishing amount of tournaments arranged recently, Many promising players is coming up from this country. Recent measures taken by the government as well as the efforts made by the officials of the Bangladesh squash racket federation have resulted in the growth of popularity of squash in Bangladesh. The Government has proposed to provide a land where the main Federation headquarters will be built. Grameenphone Open Squash Tournament is a major tournament in Bangladesh. Some promising squash players from Bangladesh include Swapan Parvez, Raju Ram, Iman, Tamim, Habbarter Ribhu etc.
List comprehension Racket hash table comprehensions generate Racket hash tables (one implementation of the Racket dictionary type).