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chukka

chuk·ka

 (chŭk′ə)
n.
A short, ankle-length boot having two or three pairs of eyelets.

[Alteration of chukker (so called because polo players wear a similar boot).]

chukka

(ˈtʃʌkə) or

chukker

n
(Polo) polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7 minutes
[C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chukka - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
polo - a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
2.chukka - a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Translations

chukka

chukker [ˈtʃʌkəʳ] N (Polo) → tiempo m de un partido de polo

chukka

, chukker
n (Polo) → Chukka nt, → Chukker nt
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Army led in the first two chukkers by a minor margin of 4-3.
Barry's fully dominated the first two chukkers as they thwarted two goals in the first chukker and pumped in fabulous five goals in the second chukker to take healthy 7-0 lead.
Al Marri, who had earlier scored in the opening and second chukkers of a low-scoring but competitive match, did the honours once again with his match-winning shot.
The third and fourth chukkers were fully dominated by Army as they struck one in the third and two in the fourth chukker - all the three by Ignasio to win the match by 5-2.
Green Orchard/ Rijas dominated the first two chukkers of the match as they scored one goal in the first chukker through Geoffredo, who struck the second goal in the beginning of the second chukker while Shaukat Ali thwarted the third one to give his team 3-0 lead.
Nino Obregon, an Argentinian seven-goaler, scored a pair of goals in the first two chukkers and Miguel Diaz also delivered two.
But Action Polo fought back in the next two chukkers.
THE BASICS: Four-person teams play matches divided into seven-minute periods called chukkers (four or six chukkers per match) on a 10-acre field (300 yards long; 160 yards wide).
A neck and neck fight was witnessed throughout the five chukkers.
Both the teams were even by the close of first four chukkers and in the fifth and final chukker, Hamza Mawaz Khan produced the
After that, it were all Barry's who dominated the remaining three chukkers as they thwarted three goals in the second chukker to make it 4-1, with Ahmed Bilal scoring a brace and Tito Ruiz hitting one.
The game looked evenly-matched by the end of the third of five chukkers with Maserati ahead 3-2.