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turf (someone) out

To eject, evict, or otherwise forcibly remove someone (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The bouncer turfed the drunkard out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that the landlord is turfing us out at the end of the month because he wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

be turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're being turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: turf

be turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're being turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

get turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're getting turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, turf

get turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're getting turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, out, turf

surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
See also: and, surf, turf

a turf war

  (American)
a fight or an argument to decide who controls an area or an activity The recent shootings in the city are part of a turf war between two competing gangs.
See also: turf, war

turf

n. (one’s) ground or territory. When you’re on my turf, you do what I say—savvy? This is my turf, and what I say goes.
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The argument against stoneless is pretty fervent by turf manufacturers.
The Boulder, CO-based company has designed and engineered its Brock Performance Turf Underlayment, a stoneless impact and drainage layer, specifically for use under synthetic turf.
Sawyer explained that there are many under-layers on the market that are typically products used under natural turf, but are flipped upside down and used as a drainage board underneath synthetic turf.
Once the base has been completed, the next obvious step in field design is laying the turf.
The idea when you are installing an athletic field, is you want to convert those individual rolls of turf to one big piece," says Norris LeGue, president of Synthetic Surfaces, Inc.
Not everyone is in agreement that adhesives are ideal for turf installation.
Around the globe, Adey suggests that algal turf mariculture is best suited for the trade wind sea--about 30 million square miles of the ocean surface.
What would widespread algal turf production cost in environmental terms?
The turf, which was laid in 1994, has taken a licking but has kept on ticking.
The conditions were terrible, The kind of turf we have at Ringgold looks and plays much like grass but it lasts a lot longer.
Tracks have not made the degree of change that turf has," says Chuck Fleishman.
That makes the grass much less expensive than turf ($800K), when you figure that with proper maintanence a grass field will last much longer than the 8-10 years a synthetic turf field is estimated to last.
If you're going to use that field 365 days a year through changing conditions, synthetic turf is the way to go," he states.
Perhaps the best suggestion for deciding which turf to install comes from Rick Eveleth, the AD from La Jolla (CA) H.