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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.
The property offers a variety of student-oriented amenities, including a clubhouse, computer lounge, a resort-style swimming pool, a sand volleyball court, basketball court, hi-tech electronic game room, tanning booth, putting green and fitness center.
HAMPDEN groundstaff reckon the new pounds 100,000 Cup Final pitch is so good it could double as a top-class putting green.
Teacher Phil Haven has turned the school lawn into a putting green for youngsters itching to take up the game,at Ysgol Cynfran in Llysfaen near Old Colwyn.
This gated, maintenance-free neighborhood will feature townhome and mid-rise condominium home designs, and country club amenities such as a club house with fitness center, lounge, billiards, card rooms, arts and crafts studio, grand ballroom, concierge and lifestyle coordinator, outdoor heated pool and spa, bocce and shuffleboard and a putting green.
But now he's moved to a bigger site and has also installed a massive indoor chipping and putting green.
He said: "I didn't putt well in the first round so I walked onto the putting green at 6.
There are outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a tennis court, a jogging track, a putting green with real grass, an art gallery and a chapel.
The terrace will also include a putting green on synthetic turf.