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topspin

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noun top·spin \-ˌspin\

Simple Definition of topspin

  • : a forward spinning motion of a ball

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of topspin

  1. :  a rotary motion imparted to a ball that causes it to rotate forward in the direction it is traveling

Origin and Etymology of topspin

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First Known Use: 1902


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