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lay-up

(lā′ŭp′)
n.
1. Basketball A usually one-handed, banked shot made close to the basket after driving in.
2. The act or an instance of laying up: budget cuts that forced the lay-up of several ships.

lay′-up`

or lay′up`,



n.
a basketball shot made close to the basket and often angled off the backboard.
[1940–45]

lay-up

A shot attempted close to the basket.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lay-up - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)lay-up - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
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Maddie Ingermarsson followed up with a lay-up, but a series of missed chances by the Paisley side kept the young West Lothian team in the game.
Moreover to its capabilities for working in vessel repair and maintenance, mechanical engineering, steelwork fabrication and vessel mobilisation, the firm will now provide lay-up and dock hire services from its prime locations all over Scotland.
Murphy's breakaway lay-up made it 35-15 going into the final period.
Surprisingly low lay-up figures Drewry's analysis of the core east-west routes identified a total of 48 vessels (249,000 teu) or approximately 3.
Gary Ricks made a 3-pointer, Hooks scored on a lay-up and Joshua Toms buried another 3-pointer from left corner.
Some of these are: materials for the moulds, screws and nuts, tools for the lay-up process and preparation for curing in the oven, cutting gross samples into standard test specimens, time etc.
The fabric is not preheated prior to lay-up in the press, but heat from the tool causes the nylon fibers to melt and wet out the carbon tows.
Behrens' dunk early in the final quarter was followed by a Jackman lay-up as the Tynesiders passed the 80 mark.
A lay-up is when a ship is taken out of service, with some or all of the crew taken off.
Your first look is always for a lay-up off a curl-cut or basket-cut.
The home side started strongly when last season's MVP Rahmon Fletcher converted a lay-up just seconds into the match - prompting a flurry of Eagles baskets.
Hassan then squandered a golden opportunity to narrow the gap further with a pair of missed charities, and after teammate Ali Abbas scored on a jumper to make it 57-66, Hashim replied with an uncontested lay-up off a Qurban outlet that caught the Muharraq defence napping in their own half.