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Shuttlecock vs. Badminton

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Main Difference

The main difference between Shuttlecock and Badminton is that the Shuttlecock is a badminton equipment and Badminton is a racquet sport.

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  • Shuttlecock (noun)

    A lightweight object that is conical in shape with a cork or rubber-covered nose, used in badminton the way a ball is used in other racquet games. from early 16th c.

  • Shuttlecock (noun)

    The game of badminton.

  • Shuttlecock (verb)

    To move rapidly back and forth

  • Shuttlecock (verb)

    To send or toss back and forth; to bandy

    "to shuttlecock words"

  • Badminton (noun)

    A racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net and the competitions are presided by an umpire in British English and a referee in American English.

  • Badminton (noun)

    A cooling summer drink made with claret, sugar{{,}} and soda water.

Wiktionary
  • Shuttlecock (noun)

    a cork to which feathers are attached to form a cone shape, or a similar object of plastic, struck with rackets in the games of badminton and battledore.

  • Badminton (noun)

    a game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth across a net.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Shuttlecock (noun)

    A cork stuck with feathers, which is to be struck by a battledoor in play; also, the play itself.

  • Shuttlecock

    To send or toss to and fro; to bandy; as, to shuttlecock words.

  • Badminton (noun)

    A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.

  • Badminton (noun)

    A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

Webster Dictionary
  • Shuttlecock (noun)

    badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

  • Shuttlecock (verb)

    send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock

  • Badminton (noun)

    a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net

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