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1. Golf an obstacle such as a bunker, a road, rough, water, etc.
2. a gambling game played with two dice
3. Real Tennis
a. the receiver's side of the court
b. one of the winning openings
4. Billiards a scoring stroke made either when a ball other than the striker's is pocketed (winning hazard) or the striker's cue ball itself (losing hazard)
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A material or condition that may cause damage, injury, or other harm, frequently established through standardized assays performed on biological systems or organisms. The confluence of hazard and exposure create a risk.
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Any risk to which a worker is subject as a direct result (in whole or in part) of his being employed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.