Nappe

Science / Geology / Nappe: A large slab of earth's surface that has been moved in a horizontal or near horizontal direction over a plane of separation. This motion can be produced by faulting or sliding. The term is generally used for very large slabs which are many square kilometers or miles in surface area.

Long Snapper

Entertainment / Football / Long Snapper: A center who specializes in the long, accurate snaps required for punts and field goal attempts. Most teams employ a specialist long snapper instead of requiring the normal center to perform this duty MORE

Inside

Entertainment / Football / Inside: Inside of a player's path: relatively close (in reference to the sides of the field) to where the ball was snapped from. Thus, a ballcarrier's path in crossing the neutral zone may be said to be 'insi MORE

Gridiron

Entertainment / Football / Gridiron: Either (a) the field of play; a football field; or (b) the game itself, now often used to distinguish among football (soccer), rugby union, rugby league, and American football. The word derives from t MORE

Duck Hook

Entertainment / Golf / Duck Hook: (also 'snap hook, snapper, quacker') a shot that curves abruptly and severely right to left (right-handed player) MORE

Snap Hook

Entertainment / Golf / Snap Hook: (also 'duck hook, snapper, quacker') a shot that curves abruptly and severely right to left (right-handed player) MORE

Schnapps

Entertainment / Liquor / Schnapps: The word 'schnapps' (from the German Schnappen, to snap) refers to a mixture of vodka, gin, brandy or other spirit. In Scandanavia the word is snaps and almost always means Akvavit. In the U.S. the te MORE

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