Having a condition that markedly restricts one's ability to function physically, mentally, or socially,
Having a condition that markedly restricts one's ability to function physically, mentally, or socially
a special school for handicapped children
a home for the handicapped
disabled: incapable of functioning as a consequence of injury or illness
disabled: people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped; "technology to help the elderly and the disabled"
(handicap) disability: the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
(handicap) disable: injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
(handicap) advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
(handicap) attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. ...
"The Handicapped" is a science fiction short story written in 1967 by Larry Niven, set in the Known Space universe. The story introduces the Grogs; the sessile but sentient inhabitants of the planet known as Down.
(Handicap (golf)) A handicap is a numerical measure of an amateur golfer's playing ability based on the tees played for a given course. ...
Having a handicap; Limited by an impediment of some kind
(handicap) An allowance of a certain amount of time or distance in starting, granted in a race (or other contest of skill) to the competitor possessing disadvantages; or an additional weight or other hindrance imposed upon the one possessing advantages, in order to equalize, as much as possible, ...
(Handicap) A system that theoretically enables players of all abilities to play on equal terms with each other. The handicap of a player is usually based on the average scores of a player set on a standard for a course. ...
(Handicap) an environmental or attitudinal barrier facing a person with a disability
(handicap) For example, one whose handicap is 16 is expected to shoot 88 on a par 72 course, or 16 strokes over par.
(Handicap) a race in which the racing secretary determines the wight each horse will carry according to his assessment of the horse’s ability relative to that of the other horses in the field. ...
(Handicap) the result of any physical or mental condition that affects or prevents one's ability to develop, achieve, and/or function in the educational setting at a normal rate.
(Handicap) The number of strokes a player is given to adjust his score to that of standard scratch. It allows golfers of different abilities to compete on equal terms.
(Handicap) Pins awarded to individuals or teams in an attempt to equalize competition.
A handicap is used to make players of different calibers equal. After playing the same course ten times, the course can assign you a handicap.
To handicap is to assign a probability to the likelihood of winning a contest or series of contests. A person who handicaps is a handicapper.
(Handicap) this information keeps you aware of the playing ability of the player. This is a compiled figure, which is calculated on the basis of the players’ last many scores as well as the course and slop rating, which is generally attached to the courses that were played. ...
A handicap is a scoring adjustment plan that allows players of different skill levels to compete with one another, without the better players dominating the game.
(Handicap) A method used by bookmakers to make a one-sided event become a more attractive betting proposition. Teams are awarded a number of points start depending on their calibre (also known as the "pointspread" or "line").
(Handicap) When one car is faster than the other, the slower gets a head start. The amount of the head start depends on previous elapsed time or the dial- in.
(Handicap) A rating system reflecting the average number of strokes above par a player normally scores in one round of golf. The handicap is computed from a golfer’s previous scores and helps to equalize competition between golfers of different calibre.