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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a glancing rebound;
[syn: ricochet, carom]

2. a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other;
[syn: carom, cannon]


VERB (2)

1. rebound after hitting;
- Example: "The car caromed off several lampposts"

2. make a carom;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carom \Car"om\, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. F. carumboler to carom, carambolage a carom, carambole the red ball in billiards.] (Billiards) A shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball. In England it is called cannon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carom \Car"om\, v. i. (Billiards) To make a carom. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

carom n 1: a glancing rebound [syn: ricochet, carom] 2: a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other [syn: carom, cannon] v 1: rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts" 2: make a carom
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "carom": appulse, backfire, backlash, backlashing, bang, bang into, boomerang, bounce, bounce back, bound, bound back, brunt, bulldozing, bulling, bump, bump into, cannon, cannon off, carambole, carom into, clash, collide, collision, come into collision, concuss, concussion, confront each other, contrecoup, crack up, crack-up, crash, crash into, crump, crunch, dap, dash into, encounter, fall foul of, fly back, foul, glance, graze, hammering, have repercussions, hit, hit against, hurt, hurtle, impact, impinge, impingement, kick, kick back, kickback, knock, knock against, lash back, mauling, meet, meeting, onslaught, percuss, percussion, ramming, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrate, recalcitration, recoil, repercuss, repercussion, repulse, resile, resilience, ricochet, run into, shock, sideswipe, skim, skip, slam into, sledgehammering, smack into, smash, smash into, smash up, smash-up, smashing, snap back, spring, spring back, strike, strike against, thrusting, whomp