sports equipment

Definitions of sports equipment
  1. noun
    equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
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    badminton equipment
    equipment for playing the game of badminton
    baseball equipment
    equipment used in playing baseball
    basketball equipment
    sports equipment used in playing basketball
    boxing equipment
    equipment used in boxing
    cricket equipment
    sports equipment used in playing cricket
    croquet equipment
    sports equipment used in playing croquet
    discus, saucer
    a disk used in throwing competitions
    golf equipment
    sports equipment used in playing golf
    exerciser, gymnastic apparatus
    sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
    hammer
    a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw
    javelin
    a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events
    gym mat, mat
    sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
    gumshield, mouthpiece
    (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
    shot
    sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
    skate
    sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
    spike
    sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    sporting goods
    sports equipment sold as a commodity
    stick
    a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
    butt, target
    sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
    exercising weight, free weight, weight
    sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    balance beam, beam
    a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
    barbell
    a bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting
    bag, base
    a place that the runner must touch before scoring
    baseball
    a ball used in playing baseball
    baseball bat, lumber
    an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball glove, baseball mitt, glove, mitt
    the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    basket, basketball hoop, hoop
    horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
    basketball
    an inflated ball used in playing basketball
    batting cage, cage
    a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
    batting glove
    a glove worn by batters in baseball to give a firmer grip on the bat
    batting helmet
    a helmet worn by the batter in baseball
    boxing glove, glove
    boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing
    canvas, canvass
    the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
    catcher's mask
    a mask to protect the face of the catcher in baseball
    clay pigeon
    target used in skeet or trapshooting
    climber, climbing iron, crampon, crampoon
    an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
    cricket ball
    the ball used in playing cricket
    bat, cricket bat
    the club used in playing cricket
    croquet ball
    a wooden ball used in playing croquet
    croquet mallet
    a mallet used to strike the ball in croquet
    dumbbell
    an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
    golf bag
    golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls
    golf ball
    a small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance
    golf cart, golfcart
    a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
    club, golf club, golf-club
    golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
    golf glove
    a glove worn by golfers to give a firm grip on the handle of the golf club
    hockey stick
    sports implement consisting of a stick used by hockey players to move the puck
    high bar, horizontal bar
    gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends
    gymnastic horse, horse
    a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    ice skate
    skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
    hill, mound, pitcher's mound
    (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    bars, parallel bars
    gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
    flag, pin
    flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
    pine-tar rag
    baseball equipment consisting of a rag soaked with pine tar; used on the handle of a baseball bat to give a batter a firm grip
    piton
    a metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use as a hold
    polo mallet, polo stick
    a mallet used to strike the ball in polo
    pricket
    a sharp metal spike to hold a candle
    rings
    gymnastic apparatus consisting of a pair of heavy metal circles (usually covered with leather) suspended by ropes; used for gymnastic exercises
    in-line skate
    a shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the sole
    roller skate
    a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
    rosin bag
    a bag filled with rosin; used by baseball pitchers to improve their grip on the ball
    bird, birdie, shuttle, shuttlecock
    badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    stall bar
    a gymnastic apparatus used for strengthening exercises; uprights fastened to a wall and connected by horizontal rungs
    golf tee, tee
    a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
    trampoline
    gymnastic apparatus consisting of a strong canvas sheet attached with springs to a metal frame; used for tumbling
    hoop, wicket
    a small arch used as croquet equipment
    wicket
    cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
    wrestling mat
    a mat on which wrestling matches are conducted
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    equipment
    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
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