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a spinning motion imparted to a cue ball in such a manner as to prevent it from moving in a certain direction.
words that, because of their misuse or careless syntax, convey an opposite meaning from the one intended or leave their exact meaning in doubt:
“Don't miss it if you can” is reverse English.
An Americanism dating back to
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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