Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun carom

2 senses of carom

Sense 1
ricochet, carom -- (a glancing rebound)
       => recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash -- (a movement back from an impact)

Sense 2
carom, cannon -- (a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other)
       => stroke, shot -- ((sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb carom

2 senses of carom

Sense 1
carom -- (rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts")
       => bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet -- (spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

Sense 2
carom -- (make a carom)
       => shoot -- (throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball")

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