respot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ spot

Verb[edit]

respot (third-person singular simple present respots, present participle respotting, simple past and past participle respotted)

  1. (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) To replace a ball on its correct spot on a snooker, billiards or pool table.
  2. (railways) This word needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1963, Central Railway Club of Buffalo, Chronicle (volumes 72-76, page 79)
      This method insures that the stopping of cars will not gradually fall out of tolerance with a consequent loss of time to respot.
    • 1990, American Railway Bridge and Building Association, Proceedings (page 109)
      Sanding should be performed in conjunction with fueling to avoid respotting locomotives.

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