Gridiron

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the playing field on which football is played
  • a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat ,
  • the playing field on which football is played

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gridiron'


  • Gridiron: Gridiron may refer to: Gridiron (cooking), a type of cooking grill Gridiron, Sonora, a steamboat landing on the lower Colorado River after 1854 Gridiron
  • Gridiron Australia: Gridiron Australia is the governing body of American football (gridiron) in Australia. It is an approved sporting association under federal government
  • Encroachment (gridiron football): In gridiron football, encroachment refers to when before the snap, a defensive player illegally crosses the line of scrimmage and makes contact with an
  • Rush (gridiron football): Rushing has two different meanings in gridiron football. The first is an action taken by the offense that means to advance the ball by running with it
  • Gridiron football: Gridiron football, or North American football, is a form of football primarily played in the United States and Canada. The predominant forms of gridiron
  • Tackle (gridiron football position): tag=content;col1 The Sporting News Rand, Jonathan, Riddell Presents: The Gridiron’s Greatest Linebackers, Sports Publishing, 2003, p. 36 Zimmerman, Paul
  • Center (gridiron football): Center (C) is a position in American football and Canadian football (in the latter the position is spelled centre, following Commonwealth spelling conventions)
  • Turnover (gridiron football): In gridiron football, a turnover occurs when the team with the ball loses possession of the ball without kicking it, which is then gained by the other

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