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  1. offside, offsidesadjective

    illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck

    "the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"


  1. offsides

    Offsides is a term used in several sports, including football (soccer) and ice hockey, indicating a violation of specific game rules regarding player positions. Generally, a player is considered to be offside if they are closer to the opponent's goal line or scoring area than both the ball and the second-to-last opponent (typically the last defensive player) when the ball is played to them, and involved in active play, often with intention to gain an advantage. The specific rules and their interpretation can vary significantly between different sports.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offsides in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offsides in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of offsides in a Sentence

  1. Jamie Cox:

    Value stocks had gotten ahead of themselves, particularly in energy and financials, and the folks that are caught offsides are starting to unwind those trades.

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