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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shot in billiards in which the player causes the cue ball or an object ball to rebound off a cushion.
  • noun A shot in basketball in which the ball glances off the backboard before reaching the basket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoop

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