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field goal

noun
1.
Football. a three-point goal made by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball between the opponent's goalposts above the crossbar.
2.
Basketball. a goal made while the ball is in play.
Origin of field goal
1890-1895
1890-95
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field goal

noun
1.
(basketball) a goal scored while the ball is in normal play rather than from a free throw
2.
(American football) a score of three points made by kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts above the crossbar
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