Definition of AstroTurf in English:

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AstroTurf

Pronunciation: /ˈastrōˌtərf/

noun

trademark
An artificial grass surface, used for athletic fields.
Example sentences
  • So, he was buying AstroTurf for the company, and he instructed me to get out and put it around all our hotels.
  • There are dozens of venues in London for raves, exhibitions, AstroTurf games and late-night drinking without invading the royal parks.

Origin

1960s: from astrodome (sense 1), where it was first used, + turf.

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Syllabification: As·tro·Turf

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