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Definition 1: a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved hockey sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for hockey in the sense of this definition

(hockey is a kind of ...) an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions

(... is a kind of hockey ) a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the area immediately in front of the goal

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) player in wing position

Definition 2: a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled hockey sticks - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for hockey in the sense of this definition

(hockey is a kind of ...) a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

(hockey is a kind of ...) a game involving athletic activity

(hockey is a part of ...) a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

(hockey is a part of ...) obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties

"the team was unable to capitalize on the power play"

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

(hockey is the domain which ... is member of) (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

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