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Related to Astro-turf: Artificial turf, Artificial grass


A trademark for an artificial grasslike ground covering.


(General Sporting Terms) a type of grasslike artificial surface used for playing fields and lawns
[C20: from Astro(dome), the baseball stadium in Texas where it was first used + turf]


(ˈæs trəˌtɜrf)
a carpetlike covering made of vinyl and nylon to resemble turf.


® [ˈæstrəʊtɛːf] Ncésped m artificial
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The committee also demanded that a blue astro-turf should be laid in hockey stadium Madina Town in addition to organizing hockey event in it.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to take action against the management of a televised programme that was organised at the Abdul Sattar Edhi Hockey Stadium if it is proved that the astro-turf there has been damaged.
The garden has been recently renovated and is paved, decked and boasts ultra modern astro-turf - ideal for those with young children
Speaking to Gulf News, Presley Polonnowita, Head Coach of the DCCA, said: "We have created four turf wickets at the centre and one astro-turf pitch.
The Salendine Nookbased college has excellent sporting facilities including an astro-turf pitch, fully equipped fitness suite and a recently completed PS600,000 sports barn.
Michelle Linkevicius, whose son Dominikas plays with the Co Louth club, added: "There is rubbish left on the astro-turf and they urinate in it as well.
The squad has been strengthened and we now have a state of the art astro-turf facility most clubs would be proud of.
this project will aim to deliver a synthetic grass playing surface to replace an existing all-weather pitch, by overlaying a synthetic astro-turf carpet on the existing substrate below.
There will also be a social area, a new pool viewing area and two floodlit 3G astro-turf pitches.
A strong critic of astro-turf, Leslie had this to add: "It was in 1976 when the game shifted to astro turf from grass.
For more details about the course run at the Alan Higgs sports centre in Allard Way, Coventry; Meadows Sports Centre, Leys Lane, Kenilworth; Bablake Astro-turf, Coundon; Higham Lane School, Nuneaton; and NFU, Knights Lane, Tiddington; call Karen Satchwell on 02476 786349, Shaun Pierce on 07766 365675 or e-mail sbitc@ccfc.
He has seen a huge growth in the popularity of 'artificial grass' over the last five years and explains: "People still refer to artificial grass as Astro-turf, but that's just the brand name for the original product which is now known in the trade as synthetic turf.