bank shot


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bank shot

n.
1. A shot in billiards in which the player causes the cue ball or an object ball to rebound off a cushion.
2. A shot in basketball in which the ball glances off the backboard before reaching the basket.

bank′ shot`


n.
a shot in billiards and pool in which the cue ball or object ball is banked.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bank shot - a basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoopbank shot - a basketball shot that bounces off of the backboard before passing through the hoop
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
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