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topspin

[top-spin]
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noun
  1. a spinning motion imparted to a ball that causes it to rotate forward.
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Origin of topspin

First recorded in 1900–05; top1 + spin
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topspin

noun
  1. sport spin imparted to make a ball bounce or travel exceptionally far, high, or quickly, as by hitting it with a sharp forward and upward strokeCompare backspin
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