front wall

front wall

In racquetball, the wall that the ball must be bounced off of at the start of the game, and before each subsequent hit by a player. I enjoy racquetball, but I'm not able to hit the ball off the front wall every time I swing.
See also: front, wall
References in classic literature ?
The latter is a very large, bright, clean, cheerful apartment with three windows in it, and a partition-wall which, running outwards from the front wall, makes a sort of little den, a sort of extra room, for myself.
No one was in sight, yet immediately we passed the first door it slid gently into place behind us and receded rapidly to its original position in the front wall of the building.
tear down the fence!" Then there was a racket of ripping and tearing and smashing, and down she goes, and the front wall of the crowd begins to roll in like a wave.
All around the circular space were built rock houses, set close together, each with a door in the front wall. None of these houses was more than six feet wide, but the Scoodlers were thin people sidewise and did not need much room.
The pilgrims took down portions of the front wall for specimens, as is their honored custom, and then we departed.
A stretch of two hundred yards of the high front wall was heavily draped with ivy, and out of the mass of buildings within rose three picturesque old towers.
You can't pass your opponent if he is in the deep court, and it's very difficult to kill the ball into a corner if he is standing up close to the front wall.
A small hole was blown in a front wall, windows were shattered.
The driver hit two cars, a lamp post, demolished her front wall and rested at her front window, shattering a double glazed pane of glass in her porch.
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The sixteenth-century wall at the back was retained, but the front wall which had no foundations and was of relatively recent construction, was demolished.
The youths fear for their lives after ramming a stolen car into the front wall of the Ford's Road building where Republican Tom Williams was arrested 55 years ago.
This isn't a problem when the ball travels to the front wall and rebounds straight to the back wall without angling toward a side wall.
A PENSIONER had a miraculous escape yesterday when a car crashed through his front wall and into his home.
The restaurant was evacuated as police and fire crews cordoned off the damaged front wall.