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Curling - Lexique Anglais/Anglais - Article du : 24/10/2009

Back House Weight
A shot delivered to reach the back of the house (scoring area) and behind the tee line.

Back Line
The line at the back of the house. Stones that travel beyond the back line are out of play.

Biter
A stone that touches the outer edge of the 12-foot circle, potentially scoring a point.

Blank End
An end in which no points have been scored.

Brick
Refers to the team who has last stone advantage in an end.

Broom
A device used to assist in the delivery of a stone.

Brush
A device used to sweep the ice surface in front of a stone. It is also the intended target for the player who is delivering a stone.

Bonspiel
A curling tournament.

Button
The one-foot diameter circular area at the centre of the house.

Center Line
The line dividing the playing surface down the middle and spanning the length of the sheet through both houses.

Counter
Any stone in the rings or touching the rings which is a potential point.

Come Around
A shot that curls around a guard and stops behind it.

Corner Guard
A stone in front of the rings and off to the side of the sheet. It is a strategic placing of one stone in order to draw around it later or to protect a stone already in the house.

Curl
The curve the rock makes as it travels down the ice.

Delivery
The motion of the curler as the rock is being delivered.

Double Roll-In Split
A shot that hits a stationary rock, sending both rocks sideways but keeping both in play.

Double Takeout
A takeout shot that removes two of the opponents’ stones from play.

Draw
A stone that is delivered and intended to stop in the house.

Draw Raise
A draw or scoring shot that knocks another stone into the house.

Eight-Ender
An end where all eight of one team’s stones count for points.

End
An inning of a curling game. An end is complete when all 16 rocks (eight per team, two per person) have been delivered. The score is determined at the conclusion of each end. Games run up to ten ends.

Free Guard Zone
An area between the hog line and the tee line, but not inside the house. An opponent's rock may not be removed from this area by an opposing shot until the first four rocks have been played in that end.

Freeze
A form of a draw that stops and rests touching another rock.

Front House Weight
A shot designed to reach the front of the house, in front of the tee line.

Gripper
The sole of a curling shoe that prevents the curler from slipping on the ice.

Guard
A stone that is placed in a position so that it may protect another stone.

Hack
The footholds mounted onto the ice at each end of the sheet. Used to push off from when the stone is delivered.  

Hammer
The last stone delivered in each end.

Handle
The part of the curling stone that a player grips.

Hit
A curling shot where the delivered stone removes a stationary stone from play.

Hit and Roll
A shot that takes out an opponent's rock and then slides to another position.

Hog Line
The line behind which a player must release a rock. It is located 10 metres from the hack at the end of the ice.

Hogged Rock
A stone that fails to cross the hog line at the target end of the sheet.

House
The rings or bull’s-eye toward which play is directed and points are scored. The outside ring is 3.66 metres in diameter, the next ring is 2.44 metres in diameter, the next ring is 1.22 metres in diameter, and the inside ring (button) is 0.3 metres in diameter.

Hurry or Hurry Hard
The command shouted by the skip instructing players to sweep.

In-Turn
The rotation applied to the handle of a stone that causes it to turn and curl in a clockwise direction for a right-handed curler.

Lead
The player on a curling team who throws the first two stones of an end.

Mate
See third.

Measuring Stick
An instrument to quantify which stone is closer to the centre of the house.

Narrow
A stone delivered inside the intended target line.

Negative Ice
A condition of the ice playing surface that causes stones to bend in the direction opposite to what it normally would.

Nose Hit
A curling shot where a stone removes a stationary rock from play and doesn’t move after making contact.

Out-Turn
The rotation applied to the handle of a stone that causes to turn and curl in a counter-clockwise direction for a left-handed curler.

Pebble
Water droplets applied to the ice before a game to reduce the resistance between the surfaces of the ice and stone.

Peel
A shot delivered to remove a guard and slide out of play.

Peel Weight
A stone delivered with a lot of weight.

Port
An opening between two stones in play.

Raise
A type of draw (scoring shot) that knocks another rock into the house.

Raise Takeout
A shot that hits a stationary stone, causing the second rock to knock a third stone out of play.

Rink
A curling team. Also the name of a curling facility.

Second
The person on the curling team who throws the third and fourth stones of an end.

Scoring
A rink (team) scores one point for every stone closer to the centre of the house than the opposing rink's closest stone. Only one rink (team) scores per end.

Sheet
The playing area.

Skip
The player who determines the strategy, reads the ice, and plays and directs play for the team. Generally the skip delivers the last pair of stones for his team in each end.

Slider
The smooth sole of the sliding foot that allows a curler to glide on the ice surface.

Split
A curling shot where a stationary stone in front of the house is bumped into the house and the delivered stone also rolls into the house.

Splitting the House
A play where two stones belonging to the same team are placed at opposite sides of the house.

Steal
To score in an end when not delivering the last stone.

Stone
The granite playing stone that the player delivers.

Take Out
A shot that removes another rock from play.

Tee Centre
The hole at the centre of the house where one end of the measure is placed. See measuring stick.

Tee Line
The line on the playing surface that runs through the middle of the house bisecting the centre line.

Third
Also known as the vice, vice skip or mate, this is the player who delivers the fifth and sixth stones  in each end. When the skip delivers, the third holds the broom as the target.

Touched Running Stone
A rules infraction that occurs when a player touches an in-play stone as it’s traveling down the sheet. The stone is removed from play.

Vice or Vice Skip
See third or mate.

Weight
The amount of force required to deliver a stone.

Whoa
The command given to the sweepers to stop sweeping.

Wide
A stone delivered outside the intended line.

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