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throw-in

(thrō′ĭn′)
n.
A play used to restart play in soccer after the ball has gone over the touchline, in which a player on the team not responsible for putting the ball out of bounds flings the ball with both hands over the head back onto the field.
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throw-in

Return of the ball to play after it has crossed the touchline to go out of play. The throw must be taken with both hands from behind and over the head by a member of the opposing team to the one which sent it out of play.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into playthrow-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
rugby, rugby football, rugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
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Translations

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊɪn] N (Ftbl) → saque m (de banda)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

throw-in

n (Sport) → Einwurf m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

throw-in

[ˈθrəʊˌɪn] n (Ftbl) → rimessa in gioco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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