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Synonyms for carom

to strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected

Synonyms for carom

a glancing rebound

a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

make a carom

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As a pair of twin forces, caroming dangerously off each other, Elliott and Watt have the goods to bring this difficult material to life.
At a time when anti-PC fevers ran high, these cases--or rather, the inflamed, distorted version of them caroming through the right's uproar machine--became canonical.
The Pasadena Playhouse production has Andrew Borba and Blake Lindsley caroming off each other like a pair of randy pinballs.
But what's frustrating about all the attention paid to a few newly crowded houses is that it blinds us to the real problem with American families, a trend caroming in precisely the opposite direction.
Struggling reliever Kevin Gregg took over for Escobar in the seventh and promptly gave up three consecutive singles, one of them caroming off his leg.
Neglecting to turn on their lights and siren, the officers followed Gray out of the lot and onto the crowded streets, caroming after the teenager.
Company,'' the 1970 Sondheim/George Furth musical about bachelor Bobby caroming dizzily off his married friends in the bustling Big Apple, may get frequent stagings, but rarely of this caliber.
Bohr and Heisenberg are particles of atomic energy caroming off each other, potentially setting off reactions.
Then Foudy's shot banged off Cindy Parlow, caroming over to Milbrett, who blasted a shot that bounced off Nigeria's harried goalkeeper, Ann Chiejine, and into the net to make the score 3-1 in the 23d minute.
Caroming between hope and disillusionment, youthful anticipation and later-life cynicism, the 34 musical vignettes just barely manage to salvage a satisfyingly up-tempo ending.
Boston Red Sox outfielders such as Carl Yastrzemski would memorize the hard and dead spots, playing hits off the wall perfectly, while visiting fielders would fume over balls caroming over their heads or dropping dead on the warning track.