Short Game

Any round of play in which not all the cards of the pack are used during a deal

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • short game — noun 1. : the phase of golf in which accuracy of direction and control of limited distance (as in approach play or putting) are factors of first importance compare long game 2. : a card game in which not all the cards are dealt * * * 1. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • short game — 1. the aspect of golf considered in relation to the ability of a player to hit medium or short shots, as chip shots, pitch shots, and putts, with accuracy. Cf. long game (def. 1). 2. a card game in which not all cards in the pack are dealt before …   Universalium

  • short game — /ˈʃɔt geɪm/ (say shawt gaym) noun (in golf) the part of the game involving the approach to the green and putting …   Australian English dictionary

  • short — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a measuring little; not long from end to end (a short distance). b not long in duration; brief (a short time ago; had a short life). c seeming less than the stated amount (a few short years of happiness). 2 of small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Short form cricket — is a collective term for several modified forms of the sport of cricket, with playing times significantly shorter than more traditional forms of the game. A typical short form cricket match can be completed within two to three hours, compared to… …   Wikipedia

  • Game development — is the process by which a game is produced. Today this term most commonly refers to the development of video games.OverviewDevelopment of video games is undertaken by a developer, which may be a single person or a large business. Typically, large …   Wikipedia

  • Game over — is a traditional message in video games which usually signals the end of the game. Notably used first in pinball machines and later arcade games, it has since been adopted widely and is now commonly associated with video games in general, however …   Wikipedia

  • Game — Game, n. [OE. game, gamen, AS. gamen, gomen, play, sport; akin to OS., OHG., & Icel. gaman, Dan. gammen mirth, merriment, OSw. gamman joy. Cf. {Gammon} a game, {Backgammon}, {Gamble} v. i.] 1. Sport of any kind; jest, frolic. [1913 Webster] We… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Game Over (disambiguation) — Game over is the end of a video game.Game Over may also refer to: * Game Over , a book by David Sheff detailing the history of Nintendo. * Game Over (TV series), a television series. * Game Over the bully , one of the enemies in the front game of …   Wikipedia

  • game — vi gamed, gam·ing: to play for a stake: gamble Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. game …   Law dictionary

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