A small lump on the gubernaculum of the male tail. This structure lies on the ventral surface just anterior and central to the base of the spicule openings and contains a sensory structure called the hook sensillum (see below). Alternately, can refer to a curved extension protruding from some doublet microtubules in sensory axonemes which may act to connect parallel microtubules to their neighbors or to the plasma membrane of the cilium.
Blocking the opponents mallet with your own by hooking it.
spit that curves sharply at its coastal end.
A golf shot that curves strongly from right to left. For the right-handed golfer this shot usually lands left of their target (the direction would be opposite for the left-handed golfer). In the past this term was often likened to draw. A draw is a controlled right to left shot with a moderate curve.
a) n. A curved member used to catch, hold, or pull something. b)v. To attach chokers to logs in the brush.
A shot that curves substantially from right to left, generally a miss-hit. More curved than a draw .
A golf shot that bends from right to left, or left to right in the case of a left-handed player.
A ball path that curves usually sharply, near the pins.
After being struck, the balls flight curves away from the direction the player is facing at address (i.e. the player is facing north, the ball curves toward the south)
A ball that breaks sharply to the left for a right-hander, to the right for a left-hander.
A stroke which starts to the right of the direct line to the target and finishes to the left. For a left-handed player, this is reversed. The hook is different from the pull, which is a stroke (often perfectly struck) in the wrong direction that travels straight or curves to the left of the intended line.
a shot that travels from right to left (right-handed player). More severely than a draw. Example: "He hooked his tee shot into the trees"
Taco- Getting an unsatisfactory (U) grade on a flight, test, etc. Often shown as a visual hand signal, with one holding their hand as if cradling an imaginary taco. Synonyms - BUST/TUBE/BONE/SHIT THE BED/SCREW THE POOCH
A term often used for a right-to-left (for a right-handed player) ball curve trajectory that is pronounced and unintentional. Created by a significant tilt of the spin-axis to the left. A hook usually ends up a long way left of the target line. The less extreme version of a hook is called a "draw".
a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he tooks lessons to cure his hooking"
hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
a ball flight that curves to the left (right-handed golfers), the result of a closed club face at impact
a curved piece of material (eg wood or metal) that can be used to hang something on
a shot taken by a player who extends either his left or right arm strait out from either shoulder and throws the ball over his head towards the basket to try to score a goal
a shot that curves away to the left of a right-handed golfer or to the right of a left-handed golfer during the golf ball's flight
a shot that moves to the left of the target line
Ball severely curving in air.
stout-shafted, blunt, often distally curved and dentate seta; smaller hooks arranged in single or double rows are often referred to as uncini
Faulty stoke when the ball curves to the left for right-handed players and right for left-handed players.
Slice that curves from right to left for a right handed golfer.
A bowled ball that breaks quickly toward the pocket.
To induce top/sidespin onto the ball causing it to move from right to left. Opposite is a slice. (Granted you're a right handed player)
To induce topspin onto the ball causing it to move from outside to in on your swing. Opposite is Slice. From a right-handed perspective; arcing the ball to the left after contact with the club
For the right-handed golfer, it is a golf shot that curves strongly from right to left. Moreover, for the right-handed golfer, this shot usually lands left of their target (the direction would be opposite for the left-handed golfer). Note: a lesser hooking action is commonly referred to as a “draw”. A draw is a controlled right to left shot with a moderate curving action.
A ball that breaks sharply to the left for a right hander and vice versa for a left hander.
Provided the player is on the same side of the opponent's pony as the ball, he may spoil the opponent's shot by putting his stick in the way of the striking player's.
when the hooker pulls the ball back in the scrummage.
a poor shot that, for a right-handed golfer, curves sharply to the left (may occasionally be playedintentionally but is difficult to control)
a shot that goes left of target for a right-handed golfer, right of target for a left-handed golfer.
A stroke which curves the ball to the left of the target, if made by a right handed player, and to the right if made by a left handed player.
A delivery that travels in a straight line down the alley for about one-half to two-thirds of the distance and then curves sharply away from the side of the body from which it was delivered.
To induce topspin onto the ball causing in to move from outside to in on your swing and is the opposite to a slice.
a shot that travels dramatically from right to left in the air for a right-handed player.
One of the two defensive maneuvers allowed in the rules. The mallet is used to block or interfere with another player's swing at the ball, although it must be used in an approved manner. Unsafe hooking or hitting into a pony is a foul.
Refers to the amount, measured in boards and angle, that a bowling ball deviates from its original trajectory during its path down the lane.
A stroke made by a right-handed player which curves the ball to the left of the target
A ball which may start towards the target but then curves greatly to the left with a counter-clockwise spin. It is caused by hitting the ball on an exaggerated inside-out path with a closed club face at impact.
To hit the ball in a manner that causes it to curve from right to left in the case of a right-handed player or left to right for a left hander.
A shot that curves sharply from right to left (for right-handers) and is difficult to control, even when done intentionally.
A short-arm punch delivered with the wrist turned at the point of impact, the arm being curved rather than bent.
The ball flight that is severely curving to the left for a right handed player ( vice versa for a left handed player ). To help overcome a hook please contact one of our Women Pros or your local PGA professional.
Hook(ed) As in, "Gary is known as Captain Hook." When a billiards player shoots and misses, but by luck or by design leaves his opponent no shot. Also known as: "Locked up" or "In Jail"
A shot that curves sharply from right to left for righthanded players.
Ball flight with a right to left curve for RH golfers and a left to right curve for left-hand golfers.
A ball that breaks sharply toward the pocket.
This shot goes way wide left (for the right-hander).
Shape to the end some bowls take, especially older Classic bowls with extreme bias.
When a right-handed player strikes the ball such that it curves sharply from right to left.
For a right-handed golfer, a shot that starts to the right of the target and curves dramatically to the left.
Hooking one foot behind the other, left or right move
A style of two-blade boomerang roughly resembling an actual hook, generally characterized by a distinctive asymmetry in wing length or shape, or a wing that curves in towards the centre of rotation. Hooks generally have the greatest potential as long-distance boomerangs. The 'King Billy' hook, created around 1850 and still existing, is probably the most famous individual boomerang in the world.
A player may spoil another's shot by putting his mallet in the way of the striking player. A cross hook occurs when the player reaches over his opponent's mount in an attempt to hook; this is considered a foul.
A shot that curves sharply to the left (for right-handed golfers).
To induce topspin onto the ball causing it to move from inside to outside on your swing. Opposite a slice.
A reflex action shot to the onside aimed at keeping a short ball from smacking you plum in the face. Ian Botham often used to play it with his eyes closed.
Amount, measured in boards and angle, that a bowling ball deviates from it's original trajectory in it's path down the lane.
a type of batsman's shot played by standing and swinging the bat in a hoizontal arc across the body, hitting the ball high in the air to the leg side, usually played to balls which bounce around head height. v.i. to play a hook shot. v.t. to hit the ball with a hook.
the curved trajectory of a ball due to spin imparted on it by a kicker, such as in a banana kick.
Roughly resembling the letter U, with one longer leg and with a way to attach it to a lifting cable, this curved end member of a crane or hoist connects to the load with rigging.
A hook is a punch in boxing. It involves the turning of the core muscles and back, swinging the arm, which is bent at an angle near or at 90 degrees, into the opponent. A hook is usually aimed at the side of the head, but it can also be used for body shots, especially the liver.