What is another word for period of play?

6 synonyms found


[ pˈi͡əɹɪəd ɒv plˈe͡ɪ], [ pˈi‍əɹɪəd ɒv plˈe‍ɪ], [ p_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_d ɒ_v p_l_ˈeɪ]

A period of play in sports refers to a specific time duration during which the game is played. There can be several synonyms used for this term, including quarters, halves, innings, sessions, spells, and time slots. In football and basketball, the game is divided into quarters, while in soccer, it is divided into halves. In baseball, it is referred to as innings, and in cricket and hockey, it is called sessions and spells, respectively. Some sports may use unique terms such as chukka in polo or set in tennis. Regardless of the naming conventions, a period of play is an essential aspect of any sport, defining the structure and rhythm of the game.

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In a game of tennis, a period of play is a set amount of time that a player is allowed to play the game. This countdown begins when the first serve is delivered and ends when the last point is scored.

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