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- shot made by letting molten metal fall in drops to solidify in a container of water below
- Tennis, Volleyball a shot hit lightly in which the ball drops just over the net with very little bounce
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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 various racket games in which a ball or shuttlecock drops quickly after crossing the net or hitting the wall.