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putt·ing green

(pŭt′ĭng)
n.
1. The area at the end of a golf course fairway in which the hole is placed, having more closely mowed turf than the rest of the course.
2. An area in which to practice putting.

putting green

(ˈpʌtɪŋ)
n
1. (Golf) (on a golf course) the area of closely mown grass at the end of a fairway where the hole is
2. (Golf) an area of smooth grass with several holes for putting games

green

(grin)

adj. green•er, green•est. adj.
1. of the color of growing foliage, between yellow and blue in the spectrum: green leaves.
2. covered with herbage or foliage; verdant: green fields.
3. characterized by verdure: a green Christmas.
4. made of green leafy vegetables: a green salad.
5. not fully matured; unripe: green fruit.
6. unseasoned; not cured: green lumber.
7. immature in age or judgment; untrained; inexperienced: green recruits.
8. simple; unsophisticated; naive.
9. having a sickly or pale appearance: to turn green with fear.
10.
a. advocating or promoting environmentalism: green consumers.
b. environmentally sound or beneficial: green computers.
11. full of life and vigor; youthful: a green old age.
12. fresh, recent, or new: a green wound.
13. (of wine) having a flavor that is raw, harsh, and acid, due esp. to a lack of maturity.
14. freshly slaughtered or still raw: green meat.
15. not fired, as bricks or pottery.
16. (of cement or mortar) freshly set and not completely hardened.
n.
17. a color intermediate in the spectrum between yellow and blue, an effect of light with a wavelength between 500 and 570 nm: found in nature as the color of most grasses and leaves while growing.
18. a secondary color formed by the mixture of blue and yellow pigments.
19. green coloring matter, as paint or dye.
20. green material or clothing: dressed in green.
21. greens,
a. the leaves and stems of certain plants, as spinach, kale, or lettuce, eaten as a vegetable.
b. fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.
22. grassy land; a plot of grassy ground.
23. a piece of grassy ground constituting a town or village common.
24. Also called putting green. the area of closely cropped grass surrounding each hole on a golf course.
26. a shooting range for archery.
27. Informal. green light (def. 1).
28. Slang. money; greenbacks (usu. prec. by the).
v.i., v.t.
29. to become or make green.
Idioms:
green with envy, extremely jealous.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English grēne, c. Old Frisian grēne, Old Saxon grōni, Old High German gruoni, Old Norse grønn; akin to grow]
green′ly, adv.
green′ness, n.

Green

(grin)

n.
1. John Richard, 1837–83, English historian.
2. Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright.
3. William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader.
4. a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 mi. (1175 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.putting green - an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf courseputting green - an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
Translations

putting green

n (Golf) → kleiner Rasenplatz zum Putten; (= green)Grün nt
References in classic literature ?
"I decline to talk upon the putting green," she said.
In the far distance the red flag was waving on one of the putting greens. Archie Green was strolling up the hillside, - his pipe in his mouth, and his driver under his arm.
However, the 30-year-old lost track of the time while on the putting green behind the first tee and arrived seconds too late as the fans counted down the seconds.
WITH its putting green, stunning outdoor barbecue and bar room, Summerside House is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family.
Joining him on the range and putting green was performance coach Dr Clayton Skaggs, who specialises in exercise and nutrition and has the air of a new-age guru.
It would include a teaching room and indoor golfing simulators, as well as a reorganisation of the putting green.
In a stroke play competition, on a par five hole, he played his second shot to the edge of the putting green.
The CONTRACTOR will furnish all labor, material and equipment necessary for the renovation of 20 putting green surfaces to original size in accordance with the technical specifications.
RFR Realty in Stamford announced the installation of an eight-hole putting green on the plaza level at Two Stamford Plaza, part of the four-building Stamford Plaza office complex.
The Hole-in-One USA team had the opportunity to meet with a lot of different people who had a blast putting on their putting green for an entertaining ice-breaker at the convention.
A ball is on the putting green only when all of it lies on the putting green.
However, he had to laugh last week when he was asked to pose on a 'crazy golf' putting green. "The only way to get to the hole was to get the ball to bounce off a rock," joked Lowry.