hitting

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stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball address
United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948) Babe Ruth , George Herman Ruth , Ruth , Sultan of Swat
club used for hitting a ball in various games bat
act of hitting vigorously belt , knock , rap , whack , whang
piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people blackjack , cosh , sap
kill by hitting on the skull brain
discolor by hitting bruise
in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target bull's eye
(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat bunt
vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen cathode-ray tube , CRT
metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side clapper , tongue
hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting) clenched fist , fist
sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface clip-clop , clippety-clop , clop , clopping , clumping , clunking
crater that has collected cosmic material hitting the earth collector
(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalm David
hockey movement hitting puck in light taps dribble
hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver drive , driving
golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee driver , number one wood
drumbeat with sticks hitting simultaneously flam
act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it golf shot , golf stroke , swing
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