offside

(from the article `football (soccer)`) There were few major alterations to football`s laws through the 20th century. Indeed, until the changes of the 1990s, the most significant amendment ...
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Offside

(from the article `Performing Arts`) ...from a forced marriage. In 2006 it became the first Iraqi film to be submitted for the Academy Awards. Iran, with a stronger cinema tradition, had ...
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offside

1) Side of tree opposite to which the faller stands when falling or bucking. 2) Side of body opposite to that normally used to hold saw.
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offside

offsides adjective illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; `the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside`
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Offside

[American football] In gridiron football, offside is a foul in which a player is on the wrong side of the line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped. This foul occurs simultaneously with the snap. Unlike offensive players, defensive players are not compelled to come to a set position before the snap. If a defender jumps across the line but ...
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Offside

[association football] Offside is Law 11 in association football. The law states that players in an offside position when the ball is touched or played by a teammate, may not become actively involved in the play. A player is in an offside position when he or she is in the opponents` half of the pitch and closer to the opponents` goal line t...
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Offside

[bandy] Offside is a rule in bandy which states that if a player is in an offside position when the ball is touched or played by a team-mate, the player may not become actively involved in the play. A player is in an offside position when closer to the opponent`s goal-line than both the ball and the second-to-last defender (which is usually...
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Offside

[field hockey] There is currently no offside rule in field hockey. There were prior offside rules, rules that restricted the positioning of players from the attacking team in a way similar to the offside rule in association football. The evolution of the field hockey offside rule culminated with its abolition in the mid-1990s. ==History of ...
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Offside

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Offside

[ice hockey] In ice hockey, a play is offside if a player on the attacking team enters the offensive zone before the puck, unless the puck is sent or carried there by a defending player. When an offside violation occurs, a linesman will stop play. A faceoff is then held at a neutral ice spot closest to the infraction to restart play. ==Rule...
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Offside

[magazine] Offside is a Swedish football magazine. It is published six times a year but there are often an extra issue published in connection to larger events, such as the FIFA World Cup. It takes its name from the football law of the same name. The magazine was started in March 2000 and had an average circulation of 18,400 in mid-2005. Ea...
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Offside

[rugby] In rugby football, the offside rule prohibits players from gaining an advantage from being too far forward. The specifics of the rule differ between the two major codes. ==Rugby union== Offside rules in rugby union are complex. However the basic principle is simple: a player may not derive any advantage from being in front of the ba...
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Offside

[sport] Offside is a rule used by several different team sports regulating aspects of player positioning. It is particularly used in field sports with rules deriving from the various codes of football, such as association football, bandy, rugby and field hockey, as well as in ice hockey. Offside rules are generally designed to ensure that p...
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Offside

a penalty called when an attacking player is between the goal and both the ball and the second last defending soccer player.
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Offside

A player is in an offside position if he is nearer to his opponent's goal line than both the ball and the second-to-last opponent. This does not apply if the players is is on their half of the field. An indirect free kick is awarded to the opposing team at the place where the offside occurred.
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Offside

A player is offside when they essentially make a play on the ball from an illegal starting position. The ball acts a continually-moving line of scrimmage or offside line, and any attempt at a defensive play must be made by coming straight at the ball carrier, or at least from a forward direction, just as an offensive player must be behind the ball ...
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Offside

a violation called when a player in an offside position receives a pass from a teammate; an indirect free kick is awarded to the non-offending team.
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Offside

a violation called when a player in an offside position receives a pass from a teammate; an indirect free kick is awarded to the non-offending team.
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offside

a violation which occurs when both skates of an attacking player cross the opponent`s blue line before the puck is passed or carried into the attacking zone; also called when a player passes the puck from his defending zone to a teammate across the red center line (two-line pass); this is one of the most common calls made in a hockey game and resul...
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Offside

A violation which occurs when both skates of an attacking player cross the opponent
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offside

an infraction of the rule that requires both teams to be on their own side of their restraining line as or before the ball is put play.
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Offside

An infraction of the rule that requires both teams to be on their own side of their restraining line
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Offside

Law 11 of the laws of football, relating to the positioning of defending players in relation to attacking players when the ball is played to an attacking player by a teammate. In its most basic form, a player is offside if they are in their opponent's half of the field, and is closer to the goal line than both the second-last defender and the ball ...
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offside

Not onside. A player not onside incurs a five-yard penalty.
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Offside

Similar to soccer, there is an offside line (equal with the ball) continually moving up and down the pitch. It is not illegal to be offside, but it is illegal to participate in play from an offside position.
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