penalty box

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penalty box

n.
1. An area to the side of an ice-hockey rink or a playing field in which penalized players wait out the time of their penalties.
2. The penalty area in soccer.

penalty box

n
1. (Soccer) soccer another name for penalty area
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) ice hockey a bench for players serving time penalties

pen′alty box`


n.
an enclosed space at the side of an ice hockey rink for penalized players and certain officials.
[1930–35]

penalty box

Area by the side of the rink to which players who break the rules are temporarily banished.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penalty box - (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penaltiespenalty box - (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
bench - a long seat for more than one person
ice hockey rink, ice-hockey rink - an ice rink for playing ice hockey
Translations
pokutové územítrestná lavicevápnovelké vápno
jäähyaitiorangaistusaitiorangaistusalue
pole karne
butvisningsbåsstraffområde
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