foul shot


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foul shot

n. Basketball
An unobstructed shot from the foul line awarded to a fouled player and scored as one point if successful. Also called free throw.

foul shot

n
(Basketball) basketball an unimpeded shot at the basket from the free-throw line given for a technical fault (one free shot) or a foul (two free shots). Also called: free throw

foul′ shot`


n.
a throw from the foul line given a basketball player after a foul has been called against an opponent.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foul shot - an unhindered basketball shot from the foul linefoul shot - an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
one-and-one - a foul shot that must be made in order to earn the right to a second foul shot
Translations

foul shot

n (Basketball) → Freiwurf m
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