As a noun turf
is a layer of earth covered with grass; sod.
As a verb turf
is to create a lawn by laying turfs.
As an adjective turflike is
resembling turf or some aspect of it.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A layer of earth covered with grass; sod.
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A piece of such a layer cut from the soil and used to make a lawn.
(label) A sod of peat used as fuel.
(label) The territory claimed by a person, gang, etc. as their own.
A racetrack; or the sport of racing horses.
* artificial turf
* turf accountant
* turf bank
to create a lawn by laying turfs
(Ultimate Frisbee) To throw a frisbee well short of its intended target, usually causing it to hit the ground within 10 yards of its release.
(business) To fire from a job or dismiss from a task.
(business) To cancel a project or product.
- Eight managers were turfed after the merger of the two companies.
- The company turfed the concept car because the prototype performed poorly.
* turf out
Resembling turf or some aspect of it.