(redirected from Astroplay)


A trademark for an artificial grasslike ground covering.


(General Sporting Terms) a type of grasslike artificial surface used for playing fields and lawns
[C20: from Astro(dome), the baseball stadium in Texas where it was first used + turf]


(ˈæs trəˌtɜrf)
a carpetlike covering made of vinyl and nylon to resemble turf.


® [ˈæstrəʊtɛːf] Ncésped m artificial
References in periodicals archive ?
LAST SIX MATCHES Best handicaps Tampa Bay +5, Buffalo -4 Venue Ralph Wilson Stadium Surface AstroPlay Weather Sunny and dry, 23C SIMON MILHAM'S VERDICT
Boise State's is the only facility in the United States with blue turf, officially labeled AstroPlay.
Bill Barnhill, an orthopedic surgeon from Amarillo, TX, five years ago to monitor football injuries at five area high schools playing on FieldTurf, AstroPlay, and natural grass fields.
Astroturf is the generic name for man-made sports playing surfaces and they are about to start a major launch of a new soccer surface called Astroplay in the UK.
The Rebels also added a two-tiered press box on the home side, put in new state-of-the-art lighting, and installed an AstroPlay synthetic field.
Bellotti said the Ducks had the option `of coming here the entire time' but felt they needed only a couple of practices (with a walk-through today) to acclimate themselves to the AstroPlay surface, similar to the FieldTurf in Autzen Stadium.
Surface AstroPlay Weather Rain or snow showers, medium wind, 30F
SRI, of Leander, TX, has two major lines of rubber-infill surfacing: AstroPlay, a 100% rubber infill field, which was recently installed at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Buffalo Bills, and NeXturf, another 100% rubber product that uses green virgin environmentally friendly EPDM infill.
Already, there's talk of holding state playoff games on the Lions' swanky AstroPlay synthetic grass.
Groundbreaking on the new stadium began in June of 2001, and the work was finished last month when the AstroPlay artificial turf was put down in front of the covered grandstand that includes 127 theater-style reserved seats and more than 1,000 general admission spots.