nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A shot in billiards in which the player causes the cue ball or an object ball to rebound off a cushion.
- A shot in basketball in which the ball glances off the backboard before reaching the basket.