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The trouble is that the hockey stick graph become an icon and deniers reckoned if they could smash the icon, the whole concept of global warming would be destroyed with it.
Michael E. Mann

Meaning of "hockey stick" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOCKEY STICK

hockey stick  [ˈhɒkɪ stɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOCKEY STICK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hockey stick is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOCKEY STICK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hockey stick

Hockey stick

A hockey stick is a piece of equipment used in field hockey, ice hockey or roller hockey to move the ball or puck.

Definition of hockey stick in the English dictionary

The definition of hockey stick in the dictionary is a long curved stick used in hockey to hit the ball.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOCKEY STICK


acoustic
əˈkuːstɪk
artistic
ɑːˈtɪstɪk
characteristic
ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk
diagnostic
ˌdaɪəɡˈnɒstɪk
domestic
dəˈmɛstɪk
elastic
ɪˈlæstɪk
enthusiastic
ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk
fantastic
fænˈtæstɪk
holistic
həʊˈlɪstɪk
lipstick
ˈlɪpˌstɪk
logistic
lɒˈdʒɪstɪk
majestic
məˈdʒɛstɪk
mystic
ˈmɪstɪk
optimistic
ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk
plastic
ˈplæstɪk
polycystic
ˌpɒlɪˈsɪstɪk
realistic
ˌrɪəˈlɪstɪk
rustic
ˈrʌstɪk
statistic
stəˈtɪstɪk
stick
stɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOCKEY STICK

hochmagandy
hock
hockey
hockey mom
hockey player
hockle
hockling
Hockney
hockshop
Hocktide
hocus
hocus-pocus
hocus-pocussed
hocus-pocussing
hocussed
hocussing

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOCKEY STICK

breadstick
broomstick
candlestick
carrot and stick
chapstick
chicken drumstick
control stick
dipstick
drumstick
gear stick
incense stick
joystick
lacrosse stick
matchstick
nightstick
nonstick
slapstick
tick
walking stick
wrong end of the stick
yardstick

Synonyms and antonyms of hockey stick in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hockey stick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOCKEY STICK

Find out the translation of hockey stick to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hockey stick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hockey stick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

曲棍球棒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

palo de hockey
570 millions of speakers

English

hockey stick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हॉकी स्टिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عصا الهوكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хоккейная клюшка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

taco de hóquei
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হকি স্টিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bâton de hockey
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kayu hoki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hockeyschläger
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホッケースティック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하키 스틱
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tongkat hoki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khúc côn cầu thanh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹாக்கி மட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॉकी स्टिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hokey sopası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bastone da hockey
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kij hokejowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хокейна ключка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stick de hochei
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χόκευ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hokkiestok
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hockeyklubba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hockey stick
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hockey stick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOCKEY STICK»

The term «hockey stick» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.862 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOCKEY STICK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hockey stick

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4 QUOTES WITH «HOCKEY STICK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hockey stick.
1
Jimmy Connors
It was okay for Wayne Gretzky's dad, for instance, to give him a hockey stick, or Joe Montana's dad to give him a football, or Larry Bird's dad to give him a basketball, but it wasn't okay for Gloria Connors to give her son a tennis racquet.
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Michael E. Mann
The trouble is that the hockey stick graph become an icon and deniers reckoned if they could smash the icon, the whole concept of global warming would be destroyed with it.
3
Stan Mikita
Usually when I wielded a hockey stick, it meant somebody was going to get hurt. This is just a friendly match.
4
Rick Moranis
Like all teenagers in the early '60s, I put down my hockey stick when the Beatles got big and picked up a guitar. We all thought we'd be rock stars. Then I got into comedy, but I'd always find a way to use my guitar, such as writing songs and doing musical parodies.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOCKEY STICK»

Discover the use of hockey stick in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hockey stick and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the ...
Michael E. Mann, lead author of the original paper in which the Hockey Stick first appeared, shares the real story of the science and politics behind this controversy.
Michael E. Mann, 2013
2
The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate and the Corruption of ...
Here is the definitive expose of the distorted science behind the iconic global warming graph centrally responsible for the global panic about climate change.
A. W. Montford, 2010
3
The Flying Hockey Stick
Barnaby Jones uses his imagination and household supplies, including a hockey stick and fan, to build a craft that he can fly into the sky.
Jolly Roger Bradfield, 2007
4
The Magic Hockey Stick
When her parents win Wayne Gretzky's hockey stick at a charity auction, a young girl begins playing with it and becomes her team's star.
Peter Maloney, 2009
5
The Mystery of the Morphing Hockey Stick: Secret File #3
The Cove Bullfrog's roller hockey team doesn't want to win unfairly, and so turns to the members of the Freaky Joe Club to put a stop to the other teams' equipment being sabotaged.
P. J. McMahon, 2004
6
Fifty Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick
Peter Manchester has discovered an easily accessible and almost infinite motherlode: broken hockey sticks. 50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick may be the first truly original, truly Canadian book.
Peter Manchester, 2002
7
Field Hockey: Rules, Tips, Strategy, and Safety
"Back stick" is called when a player uses the round (back) side of the hockey stick to play the ball. "Undercutting" is called when a player chops at the ball with his or her stick, to lift it in an unsafe manner. "Hooking" is called when a player uses ...
Helen Connolly, 2005
8
Ice Hockey Stick and Puck Biomechanical Predictors of Wrist ...
The purpose of this study was to identify the movement patterns of the ice hockey stick from a wrist shot that corresponds to the accuracy of puck trajectory.
Yannick Michaud-Paquette, 2008
9
Safety in Ice Hockey
Next, subjects were instructed to perform a two-handed (underhand) side throw using a 4-kg medicine ball (Figure 1). Last, subjects performed slap shots using a hockey stick, weighted with a 0.45 kg mass, near the blade of the stick (Figure 2)  ...
Cosmo R. Castaldi, Earl F. Hoerner, 2003
10
The Engineering of Sport 6: Volume 3: Developments for ...
Volume 3: Developments for Innovation Eckehard Moritz, Steve Haake. Understanding Human Perception of Field Hockey Stick Performance Matt Carre and Mark McHutchon Sports Engineering Research Group, University of Sheffield, ...
Eckehard Moritz, Steve Haake, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOCKEY STICK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hockey stick is used in the context of the following news items.
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Admirals unveil bold new look | The American Hockey League
The Admirals secondary mark, dubbed the M&A, is the letters “M” and “A” interwoven in bone script and connected with a hockey stick for the ... «American Hockey League, Jul 15»
2
Mayor Robertson challenges municipal leaders to play ball hockey …
If you're not a mayor but want to join in the action, all you have to do is grab a hockey stick and a can of food. Image: Five Hole For Food ... «Vancity Buzz, Jul 15»
3
The truth about some media's 'mini ice age' | Business Spectator
The red curve shows the global mean temperature, according HadCRUT4 data from 1850 onwards. In blue is the original hockey stick of Mann, ... «Business Spectator, Jul 15»
4
Echo chamber of outrage: Ars attends a climate sceptics' summit …
Steyn wasn't subtle, reiterating his accusation that Mann's famous “hockey stick” tree ring temperature reconstruction was “fraudulent in every ... «Ars Technica UK, Jul 15»
5
West Haven man gets eight years for rash of drug-addled home …
When the male victim picked up a plastic hockey stick intended for child's play to defend himself, Leonard broke it in two with the scraper. «New Haven Register, Jul 15»
6
Taking a Broom to the Playbook and Thinking Fresh - Gobbler Country
There were piles of boxes, a mattress, a broken hockey stick, a deflated football... ah a football... looks like a "Duke"... maybe it's worth ... «Gobbler Country, Jul 15»
7
4 mistakes that I make in my first job - Tech in Asia
This was a funny time in my life as I thought I could take on the world and make the company revenue chart hit a neck breaking hockey stick vector. I soon came ... «Tech in Asia, Jul 15»
8
Play ball hockey for charity on Granville Street with Five Hole for …
All you need is a can of food and your hockey stick. Over their first five years, FHFF raised an incredible one million pounds of food in support of ... «Vancity Buzz, Jul 15»
9
Mum of 7/7 bombings victim left in tears as Ipswich gravestone is …
“We were totally unprepared to find the headstone cleaned, with fresh flowers and a new hockey stick – mounted on a wooden plinth with a ... «Ipswich Star, Jul 15»
10
Canadian country musician Chad Brownlee performs at …
The hockey stick guitar was no coincidence. Brownlee, who turned 31 this past Sunday, was originally a pro hockey player before he turned to ... «kawarthaNOW.com, Jul 15»

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