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synonyms for carom

  • glance
  • ricochet
  • skim
  • bump
  • graze
  • rebound
  • strike
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How to use carom in a sentence

Finally, once I made a great fluke—a carom, followed by most of the balls falling into the pockets.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He learned to play French carom and pyramid pool,—every thing in fact.
A RUSSIAN PROPRIETORLYOF N. TOLSTOI
The pig now lay still, and satisfied that he had killed it, he tried to repeat the carom, but failed.
"WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD" AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SEAMORGAN ROBERTSON
The three-ball carom game is the recognized form of American billiards.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
If he does so after making a carom the carom does not count, he forfeits one, and his break is ended.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
If a carom be made, and the ball afterwards jumps off the table, it is spotted and the count allowed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 7VARIOUS
We came near making a carom sometimes, but not the one we were trying to make.
THE INNOCENTS ABROADMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
To make a carom, the player must cause his own ball to strike two or more balls in the same shot.
EVERY BOY'S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTSVARIOUS
In fact, the hazard feature of the American game is rapidly falling into disuse, the four ball carom game taking its place.
EVERY BOY'S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTSVARIOUS
If the ball be pocketed after having made a carom or winning hazard, the player cannot score the count he may have made.
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SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAROM

  • backlash
  • bob
  • boomerang
  • bound
  • buck
  • bump
  • carom
  • fly back
  • glance off
  • hop
  • hurdle
  • jerk up and down
  • jounce
  • jump
  • kick back
  • leap
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • resile
  • ricochet
  • saltate
  • snap back
  • spring back
  • thump
  • vault
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.