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Synonyms for shuttlecock

badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock

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Sankar, whose work is restricted to readying the corks explains, "A shuttlecock is made such that whichever way it flies, it is in the cork-first orientation.
After that it is very easy, just a case of smashing that shuttlecock for all its worth.
Respondents were shown six head shots which showed women wearing a shuttlecock burqa, a niqab, different forms of headscarves and one without any head covering.
She discusses origins, history's shuttlecock, the social ecology of St.
On Tuesday, a Chinese pair, an Indonesian pair and two South Korean pair were caught red handed while deliberately trying to throw the matches: at times, they were serving downward into the net; their opponents, in return, hit the shuttlecock either long or wide just to vent their frustration.
Badminton was first played by British military officers in the Indian town of Poona in the 19th Century when they added a net to the ancient game of battledore (bat) and shuttlecock.
The secret is the shuttlecock which is heavier than a normal badminton shuttlecock and which glows in the dark, that is why Speed Badminton can also be played in the dark and in windy conditions," states Magg.
The 'Faith' hitmaker also admitted the fact he "put a shuttlecock down my shorts on a Wham
SMETHWICK badminton players have been netted pounds 5,000 from Sport England to improve their shuttlecock skills.
By understanding the flight trajectory of the badminton shuttlecock we can predict the speed, time, direction and path, and this would provide helpful information for training of players.
How does one join the Shuttlecock Club in winter sports?
11 : to put the ball or shuttlecock in play (as in tennis, volleyball, or badminton)
One pair, Liam Nelson and Ryan Syverson, beat the existing record of 37, by hitting the shuttlecock 42 times before it hit the ground.
Find yourself a proper boyfriend and forget Mr Shuttlecock.
The real way to make an official badminton shuttlecock involves taking 16 feathers from the left wing of a goose and gathering them into a nice arrangement with a band and cork.