verb (used without object)
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Origin of carom
Example sentences from the Web for carom
The ping of the ball caroming off the right post cut through the vuvuzelas for an instant.
Close in the fork he was protected on either side from the hammering blows of the caroming timber.The Promise|James B. Hendryx
Rick followed through with a battering charge that sent a clerk caroming into a stack of copper jars.The Egyptian Cat Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Kenniston's shoulder hit the captain and sent him caroming into Murdock.The World with a Thousand Moons|Edmond Hamilton
We simply fell over the cliff, plunging, caroming, and ricocheting down through the masses of vegetation.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
There are seldom any sidewalks, and when there are, they are not often wide enough to pass a man on without caroming on him.The Innocents Abroad|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
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