- a brand of carpetlike covering made of vinyl and nylon to resemble turf, used for athletic fields, patios, etc.
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The cafés were still full of people sitting on green Astroturf lawns, sipping tea that steamed at their lips.
The one we parked in front of had an Astroturf lawn and white picket fence.
As cold as it was, the outside seating on the Astroturf was filled.
I remembered myself standing there, on the green Astroturf carpet, looking down at the cover of Hannah and Her Sisters.Speak, Faulty Memory: Why Memoir Writing Is Harder Than You Think
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And that was before making it to a dark, covered, leaky passageway featuring wet blue Astroturf.Security Meltdown at Republican Convention in Tampa
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- a type of grasslike artificial surface used for playing fields and lawns
C20: from Astro(dome), the baseball stadium in Texas where it was first used + turf
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Word Origin and History for astroturf
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