Carom (verb)

To hit and rebound off, as in a billiards shot in which the cue ball strikes one object ball and then another.

Origin:

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.

Examples:

  1. He caromed the cue ball off the side rail before sinking the 8 ball.
  2. The player caromed the cue ball off the 8-ball and into the corner pocket.
  3. The billiards player caromed the ball off the rail and into the pocket.
  4. The pool player caromed the cue ball off the 8 ball and made the shot.
  5. The carom shot was a risky move but it paid off and he won the game.
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