backspin

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Noun[edit]

backspin (uncountable)

  1. Spin applied to a ball in order to slow it, change its flight, or stop it when it lands.

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Verb[edit]

backspin (third-person singular simple present backspins, present participle backspinning, simple past and past participle backspun)

  1. (transitive) To spin (a ball) with this motion.

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