a glancing rebound
a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
rebound after hitting
"The car caromed off several lampposts"
make a carom
A shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball; in England it is called cannon.
An Indian game played on a board measuring one meter by one meter square. Players take turns flicking checker-like pieces into one of four goals on the corners of the table. This billiard-like game is played entirely with the fingers, and usually while sitting on the floor.
To make a carom.
Origin: Probably corrupted from French carumboler, carambole being the red ball in billiards.
a shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball. In England it is called cannon
to make a carom
Origin: [Prob. corrupted fr. F. carumboler to carom, carambolage a carom, carambole the red ball in billiards.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kar′om, n. an abbreviation for Carambole, the same as Cannon in billiards.
The numerical value of carom in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of carom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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