ricochet

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Synonyms for ricochet

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

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For light ricocheting inside a glass prism, the team found the delay to be either 28 millionths of a billionth of a second (femtosecond, fs) or 57 fs, depending on the pulse's polarization.
His effort hit the post before ricocheting off the back of keeper Paul Bastock and crossing the line.
Readers willing to navigate the story's ricocheting timeline will be profoundly rewarded.
Y ahora me voy con mi mare (And now I go with my mother), a seven-part suite loosely concerned with the inconstant nature of love, the men (Adrian Sanchez, Julian Martin, and Jose Barrios) still had all the fun--playfully tossing off ricocheting compas (rhythms) with marksman-like precision in joyous alegrias and the fast, furiously high-spirited bulerias of Ortega's hometown, Jerez de la Frontera, one of the cradles of flamenco in Southern Spain.
The women, a mother and her daughter, who were not with the dead man, were thought to have been hit by ricocheting bullets.
A sailor, for example, contracts syphilis in the Americas and carries it to Europe; a young African male sold into slavery makes the middle passage in the hold of a slave ship alive with African ailments ricocheting about.