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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
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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.
I have cut back a mass of ivy which had grown over my front walls. The removal has left "damage" from the gripping fronds and stains to large of areas of my wall.
Initially, the front roof projection and front beam columns with front walls of the Aman Medical Institute were dismantled, said a press release issued here.
The front walls of the house collapsed due to the crash.
The back and front walls are 16 feet long and 4 feet high, but the front wall has a dog door at each end.
He said firefighters had to open up the front walls to extinguish the fire.
Houses in the Holt Road area of Kensington have been painted and given new front walls, railings and a range of external repairs.
A survey of 1,000 adults showed that most trimmed hedges, re-planted flower beds, or cleaned front walls and windows to show off in front of the neighbours.
A survey of 1,000 adults showed most trimmed hedges, re-planted flower beds, or cleaned front walls and windows to show off in front of the neighbours.