Definitions for onside kick
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A kickoff in which the kicking team attempts to kick the ball only so far as is legally required (beyond the 50-yard line), so as to have a better chance to recover the kicked ball itself; -- it is a risky type of play used only when the kicking team is losing and there is little time left to play.
In American and Canadian football, an onside kick is one in which the ball is kicked so as to avoid giving it to the other team.
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