Definition of Basketball court

1. Noun. The court on which basketball is played.

Category relationships: Basketball, Basketball Game, Hoops
Generic synonyms: Court
Terms within: Free Throw Lane, Key, Paint
Specialized synonyms: Home Court

Definition of Basketball court

1. Noun. A concreted area outside on which the game of basketball is played. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basketball Court

basket oak
basket rummy
basket spikemoss
basket star
basket stars
basket toss
basket tosses
basket weave
basket willow
basket work
basketball backboard
basketball clinic
basketball coach
basketball court (current term)
basketball courts
basketball equipment
basketball game
basketball hoop
basketball hoops
basketball league
basketball play
basketball player
basketball players
basketball score
basketball season
basketball shot
basketball team

Literary usage of Basketball court

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

1. Kids, Cops & Communities by Marcia R. Chaiken (1998)
"To ensure that girls and younger teens are not excluded from the basketball court, some hours are set aside exclusively for their use. ..."

2. Implausible Deniability: State Responsibility for Rural Violence in Mexico by Joel A. Solomon, Human Rights Watch/Americas, Sebastian Brett, Cynthia G. Brown, Anne Manuel (1997)
"Before the soldiers departed at about 6:00 pm, a green armored personnel carrier bearing a red cross arrived at the basketball court. ..."

3. Daily Word Problems: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"There is a black line painted around the entire basketball court. What is the total area of the basketball court? ..."

4. Skating Unrinked: An Insider's Guide to Skating Trails in the San Francisco by Richard Katz (1994)
"With a great deal of perseverance, you can hack your way past some tennis courts at Hopkins Street, around Cedar-Rose Park, past a basketball court, ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1919)
"Eighteen little folks can play girls' rules on a basketball court at one time. They will need a teacher to coach them for about a week, after which time one ..."

6. A School Building Program for Cities by Nickolaus Louis Engelhardt (1918)
"Basketball. Court 40 x feet for 10 players. Oblong needed 55 x 75- 4000 square feet; 400 square feet per player. 9. Football. ..."

7. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"The minimum size of a basketball court is 35 X 60 ft. while the maximum siie is 50 X 90 ft. At least 3 ft. should be allowed on all sides of the court. ..."

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