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  1. [sports] a yellow-coloured card, shown to a player, (especially in association football), as a caution that he has committed a flagrant foul; a further such foul would result in a red card

Specialised definition of the noun Yellow Card

Glossary of sports

in some team sports, a card shown by the referee to a player guilty of serious or persistent foul play as an indication that the player has been cautioned (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

  • note: The punishment a player receives when they are shown a yellow card varies according to which sport they are playing. In football, if a player receives two yellow cards, they are sent off and can play no further part in the game. In rugby, on the other hand, if a player receives a yellow card they are immediately suspended from the game for 10 minutes.

Glossary of sports / hockey / field hockey

a card signifying that the referee has suspended a player. The referee usually indicates the length of the suspension (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

an intentional foul, such as rough play or a high stick, is penalized by suspending the player from the game for five minutes or longer. The penalty is signaled with a yellow card presented by the referee. The team plays short-handed, as in ice hockey, for the suspension period

Glossary of sports / rugby league

a card shown to a player which sends him to the sin-bin (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / soccer

a playing card-sized card that a referee holds up to warn a player for dangerous or unsportsmanlike behavior; 2 yellow cards in one game earns a player an automatic red card, signalling his removal from the game

Glossary of sports / table tennis

a card that signifies a warning for a violation when shown to a player by the umpire. If shown along with a red card, it indicates that a penalty point has been awarded


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  1. Yellow card is a football disciplinary punishment.
    • also known as 黃牌
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Google previewBritannia of Fire (2015)

by Malcolm Roberts

Mathew replies, “A yellow card is a warning, a red card is punishment.” “In America, a yellow card is given for driving a horse and cart down Broadway on the wrong side of the highway. A red card is a hanging offence for stealing a horse in ...

Google previewSoccer in Action (1999)

by Niki Walker, Sarah Dann

A yellow card is a warning. A red card means the player is ejected from, or kicked out of, the game. Soccer Words Index kicking 6, 7, 9, 12, ...

Google previewHow to Succeed as a Soccer Parent (2010)

Development Vs. Destruction by David Novis

The yellow card is a warning, but the player can continue playing, the red card means that you have to leave the field and cannot return. There are slightly different rules on the consequences of being “carded.” In some leagues, a yellow card ...

Google previewSoccer (2008)

by Cecilia Minden

A yellow card is a warning. A red card means the player is out of the game. Players foul by kicking, pushing, or tripping another player. They can also get a foul for handling or holding the ball. There are other fouls, but these are the basics.

Google previewGiants of Asia: Conversations with Thaksin (2011)

From Exile to Deliverance: Thailand’s Populist Tycoon Tells His Story by Tom Plate

A yellow card is a referee's warning to a football player that another violation will trigger a red card...

Google previewThe Development of Capitalism in Russia (2007)

by Simon Clarke

A yellow card is a warning, a blue card leads to loss of bonus and a red card indicates dismissal. Such cards are presented to the employee regardless of the post they occupy. 'Let us say the shop chief takes a decision . . . which contradicts all ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers, 1st South Asia Edition (2016)

by Annu Kaushik

yellow card scheme a system of reporting side effects from taking or using any prescription medicine, ...

Google previewThe Business Man's Encyclopedia (1905)

A Hip-pocket Business Counsellor ...

Accordingly, as each case is received in the department, a card is made out for it — a yellow card for claims against customers and similar matters and a white one for actions against the company. These cards contain spaces for the names ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Old Fishing Lures (2011)

Made in North America by Robert A. Slade

The yellow card had red print that said, “When all other lures and live bait fail to take fish...this lure with the original '01' Jim Gore' Gullet Hook is guaranteed to catch Bass, Walleyes, Pike, Muskellunge, Trout, and other fresh and saltwater ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

yellow card reporting in the UK a system for reporting suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs). This includes prescription medicines ...

Google previewThe New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)

by Eric S. Raymond

The original green card became a yellow card when the System/370 was introduced, and later a yellow booklet. An anecdote from IBM refers to a scene that took place in a programmers' terminal room at Yorktown in l978. A luser overheard ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of National Biography 2005-2008 (2013)

by Lawrence Goldman

But the yellow card system also suffered drawbacks, the main one being under- reporting. One of the most important examples of this was with the 'beta blocker' practolol, which caused severe eye complications, including blindness, in several ...

Google previewDictionary of Sports and Games Terminology (2010)

by Adrian Room

the yellow ball, worth two points yellow card (association football) a card shown to a player by the referee as an official warning after an infringement; ...

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

NA Thermal Expansion NA Thermal Conductivity NA Wear Wear Factor NA U L yellow card NA PBT (POLYBUTYLENE TEREPHTALATE) Polybutylene terephthalate is an engineering thermoplastic manufactured ...

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