ten pins

A game of skill, akin to bowling. Anno: 60 ALR 352.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ten|pins — «TEHN PIHNZ», noun. sing. or pl. 1. a game played with ten wooden pins at which a ball is bowled to knock them down; bowling. 2. the pins used in this. Usage Tenpins, the game (def. 1.), is plural in form and singular in use: »Tenpins is similar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • TEN PINS — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten-pins — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ten-pin bowling — is a competitive sport in which a player (the “bowler”) rolls a bowling ball down a wooden or synthetic (polyurethane) lane with the objective of scoring points by knocking down as many pins as possible. The convert|41.5|in|cm|0|lk=on|sing=on… …   Wikipedia

  • Ten-strike — n. 1. (Tenpins) A knocking down of all ten pins at one delivery of the ball. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] 2. Any quick, decisive stroke or act. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ten-strike — noun a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame • Syn: ↑strike • Hypernyms: ↑score * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a strike in tenpins …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten|pin — «TEHN PIHN», noun. one of the pins in tenpins …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten·pin — /ˈtɛnˌpın/ noun, pl pins 1 [count] : one of the large bottle shaped pieces that is knocked down with a ball in the game of tenpin bowling 2 tenpins [plural] US : ↑tenpin bowling a game of tenpins …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ten Pin Alley — This game is not to be confused with the similarly titled Infobox VG title = Ten Pin Alley developer = Adrenalin Entertainment publisher = ASC Games designer = engine = released = PlayStation vgrelease|NA=October 1, 1996|PAL=June 1997Saturn… …   Wikipedia

  • Split (ten pin bowling) — A split is a term in ten pin bowling used to describe a number of situations where two or more pins remain standing after the first ball of a frame with a gap between them, when the headpin (the number 1 pin ) is no longer standing after the… …   Wikipedia

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