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SSBM/Glossary

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Crouch Cancel verb
A technique where a defender at low percents simply holds down on the control stick when they are about to get hit by certain attacks, to trigger ASDI towards the ground and land immediately. The landing severely reduces the knockback and hitstun of the strike, allowing for a punish in most situations.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Crouch%20Cancel
CC verb
Shorthand for "Crouch Cancel", a technique that utilizes ASDI to severely reduce the knockback and hitstun of attacks to allow for a punish.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Crouch%20Cancel
Edgeguard verb
The act of preventing the opponent from safely returning to the stage.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Edge-Guard
Floaties noun
Characters that do not fall fast (everyone except Fox, Falco, and Captain Falcon, who are known as the "fastfallers")
GALINT noun
Shorthand for "Grounded Actionable Ledge Intangibility", which is the number of actionable intangible frames after a ledgedash
Hitlag noun
A brief period for which the game freezes when an attack lands.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Hitstop
IASA verb
Shorthand for Interruptible As Soon As, which are the first frame of a moves recovery that can be cancelled into any action except Shield.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=IASA
Low Profile noun, verb
A move or action that greatly shrinks a character's hurtbox, to avoid certain moves that would hit a normal stance otherwise.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Low%20Profile
Meleemeter (Mm) noun
Term given to nameless unit of measurement for distance in within SSBM's 3D space. 1 Mm is equivalent to 0.1 meters (1 decimeter) as displayed in Home Run Contest.
Meteor Cancel verb
Cancelling the knockback of a meteor smash by jumping or upbing 8 frames or more after hitlag ends.
Meteor Smash noun
An attack that sends downwards at an angle between (angle range idr). Meteor smashes can be meteor cancelled.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Meteor%20Smash
Setplay noun, verb
Performing pre-calculated maneuvers in a flow-chart manner in specific situations, that will typically secure an offensive despite many of the opponent's defensive attempts.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Set%20Play
SHFFL adjective
Shorthand for Short Hop Fast Fall L-Cancel, pronounced "shuffle"
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=SHFFL
Shinespike verb
A technique where a Fox or Falco player use their Reflector to send a opponent down and off the stage at an unfavorable recovery angle.
Spacies noun
A nickname for the Star Fox characters of SSB (Fox, Falco, Wolf).
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Space%20Animal
Spike noun
An attack that sends down at an angle outside of the meteor smash range, and thus cannot be meteor cancelled.
Link to deeper explanation: https://glossary.infil.net/?t=Spike
361 noun
Sakurai Angle, grounded hit sends at 0° under 32 KB, 44° above 32.1 KB; and always sends at 45° on aerial hit.

External Glossary Resources

"The Melee Lexicon" by AlekSimulator
Infilament's Fighting Game Glossary

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