hockey puck

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: puck - a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockeyhockey puck - a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
disk, disc - a flat circular plate
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Maybe it was more like "Eh-ah" but we would have been kidding ourselves, my wife and I, if we thought he was referring to anything other than the ice hockey puck with the mysterious blue throbbing glow which sits by his big sister's bed and plays Ariana Grande and Dua Lipa incessantly but appears to be becoming ever more sneerful in claiming never to have heard of King Crimson or Van der Graaf Generator.
It looked like a hockey puck with numerous IO ports along the side.
Which is a shame, as a juicy pink burger is far more enticing than a hockey puck of overcooked grey meat.
It thus did not count a hockey puck famous for its maximum speed of 170 kilometers per hour when hit by a slap shot.
The ( hockey puck shaped mouse made it hard for users to achieve pixel precisions, which was bad since it was mostly used by graphic designers.
Essential also launched a household assistant called Home that looks like an angled hockey puck with a screen.
(Recall the videotape-format wars of the 1970s.) Designed for easy use by those without advanced computer skills, the device is slightly larger than a hockey puck. "I'm excited to see creative people bring their visions to life in a medium they've never before had access to," says Malcolm.
Those using only ADS-B In equipment (no ADS-B Out) may receive incidental TIS-B information, which could result in an incomplete traffic picture because this TIS-B information was optimized for a different "client." The traffic picture is in the shape of a hockey puck which is designed for the client aircraft, not the ADS-B In only aircraft.
From the traditions, all-time cup- and award-winners and record-breakers to the modern game, "The Handy Hockey Answer Book" answers more than 800 questions on the game, greats, goals, and growing popularity of hockey, including: Where does hockey come from?; What was the Stanley Cup first called?; Where did the name "Patrick Division" come from and why are the Patrick brothers important?; When was six-man hockey invented and who was its creator?; What is a "Zamboni" and after whom was it named?; What was the Gretzky Rule?; How did the hockey puck develop its present shape?; Which is the oldest current NHL team?; Why is the term "Original Six" a misnomer?
Protected inside a spider-size cave spun at one end of the web, a female creates what looks like a tiny silk hockey puck filled with 70 to 80 yellowish eggs.