To hit and rebound off, as in a billiards shot in which the cue ball strikes one object ball and then another.
The word "carom" comes from the french word "caramboler" which means to hit or rebound, it is also related to the spanish word "carambola" which means a shot that hits one object ball and then another.
- He caromed the cue ball off the side rail before sinking the 8 ball.
- The player caromed the cue ball off the 8-ball and into the corner pocket.
- The billiards player caromed the ball off the rail and into the pocket.
- The pool player caromed the cue ball off the 8 ball and made the shot.
- The carom shot was a risky move but it paid off and he won the game.