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Forward rotation imparted to a ball by a stroke, as in tennis.
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(General Sporting Terms) sport spin imparted to make a ball bounce or travel exceptionally far, high, or quickly, as by hitting it with a sharp forward and upward stroke. Compare backspin
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a spinning motion imparted to a ball that causes it to rotate forward.
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Noun1.topspin - forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroketopspin - forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroke
spin - a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
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[ˈtɒpˌspɪn] n (Tennis) → effetto topspin
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