from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Basketball A method of starting play or determining possession in which an official tosses the ball up between two opposing players who jump and try to tap the ball to a teammate.
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- n. Metaphor for a contest too close to call.
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- n. (basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate
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