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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of carom.


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  • Bills weighted with coins caromed along the canvas floor.

    Spring Street A Story of Los Angeles

  • Fortunately, it got over his head, and once it banged off the wall and kind of caromed around, I knew we had a chance.

  • The next pitch caromed off his batting helmet over the backstop and into the stands.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • Mr. Anisimov was victimized twice as Rostislav Olesz's first-period goal also caromed off him and past Mr. Lundqvist.

    Florida 4, Rangers 3

  • Mr. Snider often hit fly balls and line drives, Mr. Branca said, that would have been home runs in other ballparks but instead caromed off the screen back into play.

    Duke Snider Dies at 84

  • For the Los Angeles Lakers on this particular night, it was a shot that caromed high off the front rim, fell away, and would forever be known as the shot that could have ended the Boston dynasty.

    One Season

  • Leading off the bottom of the six, Robinson Cano got a juicy fastball over the plate and ripped a liner off the top of the left-field fence that caromed into the stands for a home run; thus snapping a scoreless tie.

    One Season

  • The second hit was a lanced grounder down the line, one that shot past Orioles first baseman Derrek Lee and caromed into the corner as Jeter tried to stretch it into a double.

    Jeter Tallies Four Hits in Win

  • The whole force of the river hurled in against it, waged furious war along its battlements, and caromed off into mid-stream again.

    CHAPTER 25

  • Rembold then caromed from one job to the next: selling used cars and motorcycles, driving a semi truck, working behind six inches of bulletproof glass as a teller at Check$mart.

    Andy Kroll: Unemployed: Stranded on the Sidelines of a Jobs Crisis


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