Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw.
In various games, as tennis, cricket, etc., the act of player who drives the ball; the stroke or blow; the flight of the ball, etc., so driven.
A stroke from the tee, generally a full shot made with a driver; also, the distance covered by such a stroke.
To make a drive, or stroke from the tee.
A shot hit with great force, usually a loop.
Stroke played off the tee with the driver.
Where a golfer strikes the golf ball from the tee.
To hit the ball off the tee or with a driver.
The part of the rowing action between the catch and the release when the oar is moving through the water with force.
A hard-hit, straight shot.
The part of the stroke when the blade is in the water and the rower is pulling on the handle/pressing with the legs.
A shot from the Tee box.
A ball that has little deflection when it hits the pins.
To hit the ball with maximum force and full stroke. Usually with a driver from the tee.
The Part of the stroke when you're pushing your legs down and pulling the oar through the water to move the boat
Part of the stroke where the rower pulls the blade through the water to propel the boat. See How To Take A Stroke.
an offensive shot used mostly as a setup or in rallies, where the racket is in a normal position and the ball is struck at a medium pace
The part of the stroke when the blade is in the water. This is the high-exertion part of the stroke.
A powerful shot using a bit of Topspin. Common as a passing shot down the line to leave your opponent scrambling for the ball.
A shot played from the teeing area of a hole. This shot is usually made with a Driver or long iron. 2) The pleasant trip to the golf course.
the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine; "a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds"
hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
push, propel, or press with force; "Drive a nail into the wall"
strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golfball"
hit very hard and straight with the bat swinging more or less vertically; "drive a ball"
a shot played by moving your bat in a vertical arc
(see pic above) a hit executed by the batter in which he swings the bat in a long arc, much like teeing off at golf, and sends the ball in one of several possible directions.
First shot on a hole hit off a tee.
A shot which is played from the tee, usually with a driver (a 1 wood).
A hard, low shot that travels almost horizontally.
The portion of a stroke, between the catch and the release, when the oar is forcefully moving through the water.
The power part of the stroke. Generally defined as the time between the catch and the finish of the stroke.
That portion of the stroke when the blades are in the water and the person is pulling on the oar handles
A shot from the tee area
A fast and low shot that makes a horizontal flight over the net.
Nice song from The Cars, from the LP Heartbeat City of 1986. Also: hard, flat stroke.
a tee shot of great length, usually done with a driver (a type of club)
a powerful stroke where the croqueted ball goes about three times further than the ball which was struck
The first, and usually, longest shot thrown on a hole.
The longest type of stroke made during play, usually with a wood or low numbered iron.
A shot from a tee other than on par-three holes.
the first shot on a par 4 or par 5 (most commonly used in reference to the driver or #1 wood). Example: "I hit the best drive of my life on the last hole the other day."
A powerful stroke with slight topspin. Given its long, straight trajectory it is well-suited as a passing shot or attempted winner.
The first stroke or shot on every hole. Usually with a driver from the tee.
That part of the stroke cycle when the blades are in the water.
a fast stroke which gives the ball speed and a little spin
a short, fast sprint from either the point or the flat, in which you try to get past your defender and receive a pass from the hole set for a shot.
shot service line
the part of the stroke where the legs are pressing down, then the back and arms swing backward, sending the body to the bow.
portion of the stroke at which point he blade moves through the water, force is being exerted and the boat is being propelled, the work portion of the stroke, movement of the blade from the catch or entry to the finish or release
a hard, horizontal stroke that just clears the net
A drive is type of shot in bowling where the player delivers the bowl with maximum force toward the target. Otherwise know in Scotland as a "blooter"
Part of stroke cycle between catch and release in which rower applies power to oar.
Power sequence of the stroke, during which the rower presses on the foot stretchers and pulls on the oars, using legs, back, and arms in that order to force the blade through the water, moving the boat forward. For the first half, the rower remains upright as the knees move downward. When the legs are extended, the rower leans back and pulls with the arms ( finish).
A front wall shot hit for power; a rail or cross court.
This is the first shot played on a hole when teeing off.
This involves bowling with considerable force with the aim of knocking either the Jack or a specific bowl(s) out of play.
Usually, to hit the ball from the tee; also, to hit the ball with a full swing and maximum force.
The first shot taken at the tee box at each hole.
a type of batsman's shot played by swinging the bat down in a vertical arc, through the line of the ball, hitting the ball along the ground, usually in the arc between cover and midwicket. cf. cover drive, square drive, off drive, on drive v.i. to play a drive shot. v.t. to hit the ball with a drive.
The first shot on a hole made from the teeing ground.
The initial stroke on a hole – usually applies to long holes which require the use of a driver or a 3-wood.
A shot to the front corner, directly off the front wall.
Typically a low, hard shot on goal, taken with the instep.
Attacking, punchy, front-foot shot straight down the ground or through the covers. Michael Vaughan is one of the best drivers in the business - along with Michael Schumacher.
A hard, almost flat stroke with little topspin.