(soccer) a method of deciding the winner of a drawn match, in which players from each team attempt to score with a penalty kick
a similar method of resolving a tie in hockey, ice hockey, polo, etc
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a free shot at the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player for certain defensive violations.
noun, Golf. 1. a stroke added to a score for a rule infraction.
[pen-uh ns] /ˈpɛn əns/ noun 1. a punishment undergone in token of penitence for sin. 2. a penitential discipline imposed by church authority. 3. a sacrament, as in the Roman Catholic Church, consisting in a confession of sin, made with sorrow and with the intention of amendment, followed by the forgiveness of the sin. /ˈpɛnəns/ […]
[pi-nang, -nahng, pee-nahng] /pɪˈnæŋ, -ˈnɑŋ, ˈpiˈnɑŋ/ noun 1. an island in SE Asia, off the W coast of the Malay Peninsula. 110 sq. mi. (285 sq. km). 2. a state including this island and parts of the adjacent mainland: now part of Malaysia; formerly one of the Straits Settlements and part of the former Federation […]