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goal

1. (in various sports) the net, basket, etc. into or over which players try to propel the ball, puck, etc., to score
2. Sport
a. a successful attempt at scoring
b. the score so made
3. (in soccer, hockey, etc.) the position of goalkeeper

goal

(programming)
In logic programming, a predicate applied to its arguments which the system attempts to prove by matching it against the clauses of the program. A goal may fail or it may succeed in one or more ways.
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Tom indeed is excited beyond measure, and it is all the sixth-form boy, kindest and safest of goal-keepers, has been able to do, to keep him from rushing out whenever the ball has been near their goal.
Their leaders have sent their lumber into goal, and rated the rest soundly, and one hundred and twenty picked players-up are there, bent on retrieving the game.
Again and again the cloud of their players- up gathers before our goal, and comes threatening on, and Warner or Hedge, with young Brooke and the relics of the bull-dogs, break through and carry the ball back; and old Brooke ranges the field like Job's war-horse.
The quarter to five has struck, and the play slackens for a minute before goal; but there is Crew, the artful dodger, driving the ball in behind our goal, on the island side, where our quarters are weakest.
Reckless of the defence of their own goal, on they come across the level big-side ground, the ball well down amongst them, straight for our goal, like the column of the Old Guard up the slope at Waterloo.
The ball rolls slowly in behind the School-house goal, not three yards in front of a dozen of the biggest School players-up.
Gen Isfandyar Ali Khan Pataudi scored two goals and one goal was hit by Lt Col Zulfiqar Baig for Army Green while Saqib Khan Khakwani netted two goals and one goal was done by Taimur Ali Malik for Allied Bank.
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The Highlanders (14-3-6), who play Thursday at Hart of Newhall (24-3-1), nearly added another goal in the 75th minute when Jackie Brown's 25-yard shot flew just over the crossbar.
Significant research suggests that the degree of success a student experiences in their efforts towards achieving self-regulation through individual goal setting is largely influenced by the cognitive processes of motivation and self-efficacy.
This will, actually, carry the ball out of the danger area, so we want the opposite to be done--force the ball into the middle of the goal area.
Any amount of fuzziness in vision and goals will create an inordinate drag on the system.