Basketball. a shot into the basket, made by rebounding the ball off the backboard.
Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball or object ball is banked.
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How to use bank shot in a sentence
Rick Santorum aims for a bank shot: win Wisconsin and collect delegates in Maryland.5 Things to Watch in Maryland’s Republican Primary | Ben Jacobs | April 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In his view, Gingrich is in dire enough straits that a “three-bank shot” is needed.Newt Gingrich’s Battered Campaign Struggles With Money Woes | Ben Jacobs | February 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Three Negroes were unfortunately drowned, when the bank shot, as Bang called it.Tom Cringle's Log | Michael Scott
The smoke from the bank shot up and swirled away like a long flight of swallows.A Son of Hagar | Sir Hall Caine
Between the rocks and the sand-bank shot up a tall, lonely shaft of granite with an evil history.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete | Gilbert Parker