the red zone

Definition of the red zone

American football

  1. :  the area of the field that is inside an opponent's 20-yard line

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of the color red

    :  having red as a distinguishing color

    :  flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. :  a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

    :  red clothing

    :  one that is of a red or reddish color: such as

  1. : reduce; reduction

zoneplay
  1. :  any of five great divisions of the earth's surface with respect to latitude and temperature — compare frigid zone, temperate zone, torrid zone

    :  a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes

    :  girdle, belt

  1. :  to surround with a zone :  encircle

    :  to arrange in or mark off into zones

    :  to partition (a city, borough, or township) by ordinance into sections reserved for different purposes (such as residence or business)

  1. :  zonal

    :  of, relating to, or occurring in a zone defense


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