double dribble

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double dribble

n. Basketball
An illegal dribble in which a player uses both hands simultaneously to dribble the ball or begins to dribble the ball a second time after having come to a complete stop.

dou′ble drib′ble


n.
a basketball infraction in which a player stops and then resumes dribbling or dribbles using both hands.
dou′ble-drib′ble, v.i. -drib•bled, -drib•bling.
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Noun1.double dribble - an illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop)
dribbling, dribble - the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop