An "end" resulting in no score for either "team" because at the end of this "end" no "stone" is in the "house". A "stone" is in the "house" if it lies within the "twelve foot" (3.7 m) zone or any portion of its edge lies over the edge of the ring
The part of the "stone" held by the player; used to describe the desired direction of rotation of the handle (and therefore the stone) upon release in a given delivery; "Losing the handle" refers to a stone which stops curling or which changes direction of "curl" while moving
A contest conducted at the conclusion of a teams pre-game practice in which each "team" delivers a single "stone" to the "tee" at the home end. The resulting distance is measured and used to determine which "team" has the choice of delivering the first or second "stone" in the first "end"
A "stone" in motion either from a delivery or from being struck by another "stone"
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A shot in which the player curls the "stone" in the opposite direction in which the "stone" is expected to curve, due to significant defects in flatness of the "ice" surface; for example, if the curvature of the "ice" causes all "stones" to drift sharply to the right, a "skip" may request the shooter to aim to the left of the desired location and curve the "stone" to the left as well
The action of moving a "broom" or "brush" back and forth in front of the path of a moving "stone" to clean or polish the ice surface; "sweeping" changes the running-lenght and -direction of a "stone" being in motion