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Words For Things You Didn't Know Have Names, Vol. 2

Goto next slide#1: Approach

Definition:

the part of the bowling alley from which the bowler delivers the ball

Example Sentence:

After you bowl a strike, it is unprofessional – but generally acceptable – to do a little dance on the approach.

About the Word:

Approach names both the section of the bowling alley (by regulation, at least 15 feet long) and the steps the bowler takes there ("that bowler has an awkward approach").

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