verb (used without object)
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Origin of carom
Words nearby carom
Example sentences from the Web for carom
Max stopped in the act of trying for a carom, and stared at his sister.The Wharf by the Docks|Florence Warden
A festive grasshopper jumps up into my face, and makes a carom on the web.Pastoral Days|William Hamilton Gibson
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 Sea|Morgan Robertson
Monty thrust a franc in her hand and turned quickly from her to carom against a tall well-dressed man who was passing.Under Cover|Roi Cooper Megrue
When a player is in hand on a carom table, and the other balls are within the “string,” he may play directly upon either.
British Dictionary definitions for carom
- a shot in which the cue ball is caused to contact one object ball after another
- the points scored by this