throw-in


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throw-in

(thrō′ĭn′)
n.
A play used to restart play in soccer after the ball has gone over the touchline, in which a player on the team not responsible for putting the ball out of bounds flings the ball with both hands over the head back onto the field.

throw-in

Return of the ball to play after it has crossed the touchline to go out of play. The throw must be taken with both hands from behind and over the head by a member of the opposing team to the one which sent it out of play.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into playthrow-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
rugby, rugby football, rugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
Translations

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊɪn] N (Ftbl) → saque m (de banda)

throw-in

n (Sport) → Einwurf m

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊˌɪn] n (Ftbl) → rimessa in gioco
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