Definition Of caroms

noun

any of the billiard games played on a table without pockets.

The name of the game is carom , the original game from which billiards and later snooker developed.

make a carom; strike and rebound.

But the ball caromed off a tree and bounced back into a bunker, leaving a shot at the green.

Example Of caroms

  • As Appling reached down for the ball, it took a bad hop and caromed off his shoulder.

  • But the ball caromed off a tree and bounced back into a bunker, leaving a shot at the green.

  • He mastered the caroms , and was called the ‘Reading Rifle’ because of his great arm.’

  • Ilham almost found the Saudi net with his free header in the 42nd minute after receiving a good cross from the right side, but the ball caromed off the crossbar.

  • In the bottom of the fifth inning, Manny Ramirez hit a shot down the third base line that caromed off the stands and struck Gerry Davis, the left field line umpire.


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