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carom

car·om (car·rom)

carom (carrom)

 
pronunciation:
kae rm
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in pool or billiards, a shot in which the player's ball strikes two other balls in succession.
definition 2: a strike and rebound.
similar words:
glance
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: caromed, caroming, caroms, carromed, carroming, carroms
definition 1: to strike and rebound from another object or surface (usu. fol. by off).
The baseball caromed off the wall.
similar words:
glance, skip
definition 2: to make a carom in billiards or pool.
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