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A sport is an activity that demands physical skill and places participants in competition with one another, or against a static measure like time. Examples of sports include hockey, sailing, and professional wrestling.
Definitions of Sport on the Web:
- an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
- the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
- (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine
- a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances; "a good sport"; "a poor sport"
- someone who engages in sports
- mutant: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
- wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat"
- fun: verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"
- frolic: play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
- Sport is an activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. ...
- Sport is a Finnish ice hockey team based at Vaasa Arena (capacity 5000), Vaasa. Established in 1939. Full name of the club is Hockey Team Vaasan Sport OY.
- In botany, a sport is a part of a plant (normally a woody plant, but sometimes in herbs as well) that shows morphological differences from the rest of the plant. Sports may differ by foliage shape or color, flowers, or branch structure.
- A mutant is an individual, organism, or new genetic character arising or resulting from an instance of mutation, which is a sudden structural change within the DNA of a gene or chromosome of an organism resulting in the creation of a new character or trait not found in the wildtype. ...
- Sport is a free (no-cost) French and London-based weekly sports magazine. It mainly specialises in general sports in football, rugby, tennis, and basketball and handball in France and cricket in London. ...
- Sport is a Spanish sports daily newspaper based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Founded in 1979, it belongs to Grupo Zeta, who also publishes El Periódico de Catalunya.
- Any athletic activity that uses physical skills, often competitive; A person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship; Somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirable manner, a good sport; A toy; a plaything; an object of mockery; Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing; A ...
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- In this position the rider leans forward with the upper torso, supporting the upper-body weight with the back, stomach and leg muscles thereby keeping the forearms loose and relaxed providing smooth steering input/feedback at the handlebars. ...
- Leisure time activity that is planned, structured and competitive (Public Health Agency of Canada). Similar to exercise, sport can be considered a ...
- An individual or portion thereof distinguished by a spontaneous mutation. Sports are sometimes of great agricultural worth, but alternatively ...
- A plant which shows a marked and inheritable change from its parent; a mutation.
- A part of a plant such as a shoot that is different from its parent (such as variegated leaves) and can be propagated to produce a totally new plant.
- Occasionally a rose will produce a cane that behaves differently. Sometimes the flowers on that cane will be a slightly different color , sometimes the cane may grow to a dramatically different length as in the case of a climber, sometimes a plant that is not remontant will grow a cane that is ...
- A rabbit not true to the characteristic markings of its breed. Examples: English Spots, Rhinelanders, or Checkered Giants lacking white color.
- on the island of Ireland is popular and widespread. Levels of participation and spectating are high, but as in other western regions participation has been dropping due to the increasing popularity of other activities such as watching television and playing computer games. ...
- Also called mutant. A spontaneous mutation. An African Violet which has physical characteristics that are markedly different from its parent plant.
- an unusual change in growth or color that can occur on an established variety, usually the result of a natural mutation. A climbing rose is an example of a growth sport.
- activities that are competitive, have formal rules, require physical effort and skills, and are organised within institutional structures
- a naturally occurring mutation which usually appears spontaneously with characteristics which differ from the rest of the plant, such as different ...
- A plant that suddenly develops an unusual characteristic such as different leaf or flower colouring that will be passed on to its offspring.
- Many recreational skiers for whom skiing is a passion pursued for the thrill of accomplishment. Often take lessons, attend camps, explore new terrain and 3-dimensional conditions. Often first on the lift and last off.
- A hamster that is genetically different from the norm
- A change which sometimes occurs in an established cultivar. This may involve growth characteristics or mopre usefully a change in colour.
- Sport climbing is different from traditional in that the climber depends on fixed bolts rather than removable protection. Sport climbing routes often follow seemingly impossible paths, sometimes straight up huge, smooth rock walls, sometimes far out on horizontal overhangs. ...
- A chance mutation resulting from genetic changes in the stem. It can cause variations in growth habit or flower colour. A sport can also revert t back to the original variety or cultivar
- a plant differing from its parant stock as the result of a spontaneous change (mutation) in the material composing one or more of its hereditary units or genes. Azaleas sport quite frequently.
- 1. A spontaneous mutation that generates a new rose. Climbing roses are sports of bush roses (see Climbing Rose). Other common sports include changes in color and petal count. Some sports are stable and can lead to the introduction of a new rose. ...