Frisbee [friz′bē ]
[altered < Frisbie: tins from “Mother Frisbie's” pies were orig. used for the game by students at Yale University] trademark for
a plastic, saucer-shaped disk sailed back and forth between players in a simple game
[also f-]
1. such a disk
2. the game played with it

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  • frisbee — [ frizbi ] n. m. • v. 1978; mot angl. amér.; marque déposée ♦ Anglic. Disque en plastique, légèrement bombé, destiné à être lancé (de façon à le faire planer) et renvoyé avec un mouvement de rotation. Par ext. Jeu qui se joue avec ce disque.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Frisbee — 1957, trademark registered 1959 by Wham O Co., the prototype modeled on pie tins from Mrs. Frisbie s Pies, made by the Frisbie Bakery of Bridgeport, Ct., U.S. Middlebury College students began tossing them around in the 1930s (though Yale and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • frisbee® — {{hw}}{{frisbee®}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv. Nome commerciale di un leggero disco di plastica che si lancia in giochi singoli o a squadre | Il gioco stesso …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • frisbee — |frísbi| s. m. Disco de plástico destinado a planar ao ser lançado em rotação, usado como jogo. = DISCO VOADOR • Plural: frisbees.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa, de marca registrada …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Frisbee — (izg. frȉzbi) m DEFINICIJA plastična igračka plosnatog okruglog oblika sa zavrnutim rubom, baca se kroz zrak ETIMOLOGIJA engl. tvorničko ime proizvoda©, prema imenu kompanije koja je proizvodila metalne konzerve za pitu koje su se poslije… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • frisbee — ► NOUN trademark ▪ a plastic disc designed for skimming through the air as an outdoor game. ORIGIN said to be named after the pie tins of the Frisbie bakery in Connecticut …   English terms dictionary

  • Frisbee® — /frizˈbi/ noun A plastic saucer shaped disc which can be made to skim through the air, used in various catching games, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frisbee —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Frisbee (attraction).  Un adolescent lance un frisbee. Le frisbee, ou disque volant, ou discoplane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Frisbee — Ein Frisbee, auch Flugscheibe, Schwebedeckel, Segelscheibe oder Wurfscheibe genannt, ist ein meist aus Kunststoff gefertigtes, scheibenförmiges Sport und Freizeitgerät. Es wird durch aerodynamischen Auftrieb und Kreiselbewegung in der Luft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Frisbee — Para otros usos de este término, véase Frisbee (desambiguación). Un frisbee profesional, fabricado por Wham O …   Wikipedia Español

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