Definition of Tennis

1. Noun. A game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court.

Definition of Tennis

1. n. A play in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in motion by striking it with a racket or with the open hand.

2. v. t. To drive backward and forward, as a ball in playing tennis.

Definition of Tennis

1. Noun. (sports) A sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a 2½" (6.4 cm) ball, and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court. ¹

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Definition of Tennis

1. an outdoor ball game [n -NISES]

Medical Definition of Tennis

1. A game played by two or four players with rackets and an elastic ball on a level court divided by a low net. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tennis

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tennis (current term)
tennis ball
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tennis court
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tennis dress
tennis elbow
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Literary usage of Tennis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"Annual authorised and approved by the Council of Lawn-tennis Association. lî°. ... 1455 Laws of Lawn-tennis, with the rules or the Lawn-tennis Association, ..."

2. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"In addition, you can contact the local tennis clubs about the possibility of ... tennis Clubs tennis Club Caraibes, Anse Marcel, tr 590-27-40-03 tennis Club ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Everybody's 33:394 O '15 tennis Champion and his challengers. H. Reed, il Harp W 61:236-7 ... 11 Country Life 27:76 F '15 Girl who plays tennis. MK Browne. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The game of lawn-tennis as now known was introduced about 1875. Bibliography.— Dewhurst, EB, 'Science of Lawn tennis' (Philadelphia 1910); Do- herty, ..."

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