Definition of Caroming

1. Verb. (present participle of carom) ¹



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Definition of Caroming

1. carom [v] - See also: carom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caroming

carolins
carolitic
carolled
caroller
carollers
carolling
carollings
carols
carolus
caroluses
carom
carom billiards
caromed
caromel
caromels
caroming (current term)
caroms
caron
carons
carosse
carosses
caroteel
caroteels
carotenaemia
carotenal
carotenals
carotenase
carotene
carotene oxidase
carotenemia

Literary usage of Caroming

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1. Billiards Without a Master by Michael Phelan, D. D. Winant (1850)
"... but again partly developes itself when opposite ball 2, and describes the course as delineated, completing the stroke by caroming on ball 3. ..."

2. The Game of Billiards by Michael Phelan (1859)
"For pocketing one of the red balls, and caroming on all the others, let him have EIGHT ; also for caroming on the two reds, pocketing one of them, ..."

3. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"Using the boards, or caroming, is a highly useful accomplishment and should ... caroming to elude an opponent is only possible when the puck is being taken ..."

4. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1884)
"There are seldom any sidewalks, and when there are, they are not often wide enough to pass a man on without caroming on him. So even-body walks in the ..."

5. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"There are seldom any sidewalks, and when there are, they are not often wide enough to pass a man on without caroming on him. So everybody walks in the ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"The attempts to give a philosophical explanation of the trajectory of the boomerang variously compare it with the caroming of a billiard-ball, ..."

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