Published 25/07/2013 | 05:00
Blade noun, the wooden part of the racket
Dead ball noun, a shot played with little or no spin
Inverted rubbers noun, a common racket covering consisting of a sheet of rubber on top of a layer of sponge in which the pimples (pips) point inward, creating a smooth playing surface
Kill noun, an aggressive, winning shot
Long pimples noun, a common racket covering with the pips pointing outwards
Paddle noun, alternative name for racket or bat
Ping Pong noun, trademarked name used mainly in the US and is often interchangeable with 'table tennis'