Astroturf


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As·tro·Turf

 (ăs′trō-tûrf′)
A trademark for an artificial grasslike ground covering.

Astroturf

(ˈæstrəʊˌtɜːf)
n
(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]

As•tro•turf

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

Astroturf

® [ˈæstrəʊtɛːf] Ncésped m artificial
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'Apart from political intervention, Pakistan could not meet the latest infrastructure standards, which ultimately affected the team's performance but also reduced youths' interest in the sport,' he observed, referring to the introduction of AstroTurf - an artificial grass surface - ground in hockey in 1975.
The funding will allow Streetsport to renew a lease on astroturf at Northfield Academy.
SARGODHA -- Faisalabad division won All Punjab Archery Tournament played at Astroturf hockey stadium here on Wednesday.
'I also ascertained the progress on hockey ground up gradation and provision of new Astroturf's at seven hockey venues already approved.
Summary: Kohima (Nagaland) [India] Feb 7 (ANI): With an objective to improve infrastructure for football and nurture players with good facilities, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio inaugurated the stateaACAOs first Astroturf football ground at the Indira Gandhi Stadium.
Karachi -- DCTO School defeated Blessings Star by 2-1 score as Leisure Leagues Mini-Football School League commenced here at Kiran Foundation School Astroturf facility in Lyari.
CHAMAN:The country's first ever AstroTurf cricket stadium has opened its doors in Chaman, Balochistan on Friday.
The AstroTurf is now rolled in parts and a small portion is being used by the students of a madaressah for playing football and cricket.
"They're more used to the surface than us as well." In terms of Livi's astroturf pitch, Gerrard revealed he may leave outcertain players who have concerns over knee injuries.
But Falkirk gaffer Hartley insists he's never had any problems with the astroturf in his time as a manager.
The GEMS United School sports facilities include two full-court indoor gymnasiums, a 25-meter swimming pool plus a learner pool, outdoor and covered badminton, tennis and basketball courts, an elementary Astroturf pitch plus a large outdoor and covered Astroturf multi-purpose place space with a playground area, two additional multi-purpose Astroturf areas, and a track and field.
Shoppers have watched astroturf being laid on the city's biggest shopping street and enjoyed the giant seating - and astroturf rhinoceros.