screw back

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screw back

  1. (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) To cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see screw,‎ back.

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