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Racket

1. A fraudulent or otherwise illegal business practice. For example, a Ponzi scheme is a racket because no service is offered: new investors simply pay old investors.

2. A company that engages in illegal or fraudulent activities.
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to the frame of the racquet, we are able to provide superior torsional stability which results in increased power and control.
14 & Under Girls Doubles: Joely Lomas & Alex Oelmann, Swansea LTC & Squash Racquets Club / David Lloyd Club Cardiff, beat Luisa Braunerova & Charlotte Irvine, Virgin Active Glamorgan Health and Racquets Club / Swansea LTC & Squash Racquets Club.
Although he seemed calm, Baghdatis sat down and smashed his racquet to a pulp.
Sam Matthews' mum Linda was given the racquet by the star more than 30 years ago when she rented a flat to him.
Lead tape is used to make sure that the weight and balance point of every racquet is identical.
JOHN WHITE, the world's hardest hitter, just got more powerful - thanks to the brand new Prince O3 Black squash racquet.
One racquet Borg used in his classic victory over John McEnroe in the 1980 final.
Mark said: "The idea behind Racquets Open Day is to encourage people to come and have a go at a new sport or one that people haven't played for a while.
It launched the original oversized tennis racquet in the 1970s, constant taper system in the 1980s, and the Iongbody in the 1990s.
The Pro Braided racquet, worth pounds 150, was first used by Tim Henman in 2001 at the Stella Artois tournament held at Queens Club, London in mid-June.
Sydney tennis fans were shocked when Hingis smashed her racquet in anger before recovering her composure and her game to beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the final of the adidas International, their final tune-up for the Australian Open, which started in Melbourne today.
Experts tell the programme most racquets used by top professionals are much heavier than those bought by lesser mortals.