t formation

t for·ma·tion
T t


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tee fawr-mey-shuh n]
    • /ti fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tee fawr-mey-shuh n]
    • /ti fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən/

Definitions of t formation words

  • noun t formation an offensive formation in which the quarterback lines up directly behind the center with the fullback about three yards behind the quarterback and the halfbacks on opposite sides of and about one yard from the fullback. 1
  • noun t formation an offensive formation with the quarterback behind the center, the fullback behind the quarterback, and a halfback at each side of the fullback 0

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Origin of t formation

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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t formation popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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