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/ˈfo͝otˌbôl/,
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footballs, plural;
  1. A form of team game played in North America with an oval ball on a field marked out as a gridiron

  2. Play in such a game, esp. when stylish and entertaining
    • - his team played some impressive football
  3. A ball used in football, either oval (as in American football) or round (as in soccer), typically made of leather or plastic and filled with compressed air

  4. A topical issue or problem that is the subject of continued argument or controversy
    • - the use of education as a political football

  1. any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
  2. the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football
  3. The game of football is any of several similar team sports, of similar origins which involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot in an attempt to score a goal. The most popular of these sports worldwide is association football, more commonly known as just "football" or "soccer". ...
  4. A football is a ball used to play one of the various sports known as football. In the past, crude balls made of materials such as inflated pigs' bladders were used. Modern balls are designed by teams of engineers to exacting specifications. ...
  5. The following is an episode list for the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh. The series premiered on January 11, 2004 and ended with the episode "Dance Contest" on September 16, 2007. Then later the film Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh was made apart from the regular series on December 5, 2008. ...
  6. Association football is a national sport in England, where the first modern set of rules for the code were established in 1863, which were a major influence on the development of the modern Laws of the Game. ...
  7. Football (released as NFL Football) is a multiplayer sports video game produced by Mattel and released for its Intellivision video game system in 1979. The players each control a football team competing in a standard four-quarter game. ...
  8. The National Football League (NFL) is the highest level of professional football in the United States. It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing its name to the National Football League in 1922. ...
  9. (Footballs) The opposite of a banana shape marquise which is too long. Rather a football is a marquise that closely resembles the shape of a football. A marquise could be described as a football if its length to width ratio is less than 1.75 to 1.
  10. What soccer is referred to as, in other countries. In the U.S., the popular sport that evolved out of soccer and rugby.
  11. designation for the national defense contingency plans and nuclear-weapons release codes carried by a presidential military aide; also called "pigskin" or "ball and chain". See DEFCON, SACON, NEACP, ABNCP, ABCCC, BROKEN ARROW, SCRAM.
  12. A game played with a ball on a rectangular field, 100 yards in length, with goal lines and goal posts at either end. Opposing teams of 11 players each attempt to gain possession of the ball and advance it by means of running and passing plays across the opponent's goal line. ...
  13. The term used for soccer in Europe and other countries outside of North America and Australia.
  14. The Baylor football team plays at Floyd Casey Stadium, located a few miles away from campus. The stadium was built in 1950 and currently seats more than 50,000 fans. It was called Baylor Stadium until 1988.
  15. The Oklahoma Sooners football program is a college football team that represents the University of Oklahoma (variously "Oklahoma" or "OU"). ...
  16. The OSU football program is in the process of establishing itself as a major college football contender, participating in 18 bowl games overall and 5 in the last 6 years. ...
  17. The University of Oregon Ducks football team is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Oregon located in the U.S. state of Oregon. The team competes at the NCAA Division I level in the Football Bowl Subdivision and is a member of the Pacific-10 Conference. ...
  18. Depends where you are located. In the United States, a game played with a pointy ball, lots of padding, and a lot of the players in high-tops. In the United Kingdom and many other countries, a game played with a round ball, no padding, and no high-tops. ...
  19. This name refers to different sports, depending on which country you are in. In the USA, (American) football is a very strategic game that is played with an oval-shaped ball. It is called gridiron in other parts of the world. ...
  20. A game played on a marching field to entertain audience while the band is getting ready to perform.
  21. THE GAME or THE BALL otherwise known as a soccer ball or futbol.  Not to be confused with American football.
  22. n. (1) The game of soccer. (2) A soccer ball.
  23. any of several outdoor games between two teams played with a ball on a pitch with goals at each end, typically what Americans call soccer.
  24. name for soccer everywhere except in the U.S.; also, what American's call their popular team sport which evolved from soccer and rugby.
  25. The Sooners have been participating in college football since 1895. Calling Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium at Owen Field home, the team has won numerous bowl games, 41 conference championships (including every Big Seven championship awarded), and seven Associated Press National ...