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badminton racketclick to hear

The racket used to strike the shuttlecock is lighter (about 3 oz) and narrower than a tennis racket; its head is about 9 in long and 11 in wide.
badminton racket head shaft butt handle frame stringing

head click to hear

Oval part of the racket, including the frame and the stringing.

shaft click to hear

Elongated part of the racket that ends in the head.

butt click to hear

Enlarged end of the shaft that prevents the hand from slipping off the handle.

handle click to hear

Part of the shaft that the player grips to control the racket.

frame click to hear

Racket frame to which the stringing is attached.

stringing click to hear

Surface of interlaced strings of synthetic or natural fiber that is used to strike a shuttlecock.