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backspin

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noun back·spin \-ˌspin\

Simple Definition of backspin

  • : a backward spinning motion of a ball

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of backspin

  1. :  a backward rotary motion of a ball

Examples of backspin in a sentence

  1. put backspin on the ball



Circa 1909

First Known Use of backspin

circa 1909


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