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Curling :: Motion/action/noise View Visualisation

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Burthen Search Source: SND
A curling term, QUOT: Sometimes when they [curling stones] burn or rub rather roughly, they are said to have got their burthen.

Chirr/Churr Search Source: SND
A very slight rub or touch by a running stone in passing another, the angle of deflection being less acute than in a ‘wick'; a term used in curling.

Curl Search Source: SND
The curving motion given to the stone.

Dourness Search Source: SND
Lack of keenness.

Fenwick twist Search Source: SND
A twist given to the motion of the stone when delivering it along the ice.

In-turn Search Source: SND
The playing of a stone with the handle inwards to make it swing to the right.

Inside twist Search Source: SND
A twist which causes a curling stone to revolve on its sole to the right.

Kiggle-caggle Search Source: SND
A zig-zag movement of a curling-stone.

Kilmarnock twist Search Source: SND
A particular twist given to the stone, enabling it to reach the mark upon biassed or crooked ice, or to cut out the winner when guarded upon true and straight ice.

Out-turn Search Source: SND
The playing of a stone with the handle outwards so that it travels in an inward arc.

Promotion Search Source: SND
The act of causing a stone to move forward by striking it with another stone , the movement made by a curling stone when struck by another.

Rair Search Source: SND
The noise made by a curling-stone travelling with velocity up the ice.

Teepie Search Source: SND
A wick in curling, a little touch or bump of one stone against another to change its course.

Twisting Search Source: SND
The act of making a curling stone spin.

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