follow shot

noun

Definition of follow shot

1 : a shot in billiards or pool made by striking the cue ball above its center to cause it to continue forward after striking the object ball
2 : a camera shot in which the camera follows the movement of the subject

Examples of follow shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bruce Brown scored on a follow shot to open overtime but neither team scored again until Antetokounmpo’s basket with 1:12 to play. Brian Mahoney, Chron, 20 June 2021 Bruce Brown scored on a follow shot to open overtime but neither team scored again until Antetokounmpo’s basket with 1:12 to play. Brian Mahoney, ajc, 20 June 2021 Bruce Brown scored on a follow shot to open overtime, but neither team scored again until Antetokounmpo’s basket with 1:12 to play. Brian Mahoney, chicagotribune.com, 20 June 2021 Irving and Durant combined for the finishing flurry in the fourth, a 12-2 run that extended a three-point lead to 94-81 on Irving’s follow shot. Brian Mahoney, ajc, 23 May 2021 All-America forward Aliyah Boston grabbed the rebound, but her short follow shot also was off the mark — and Stanford earned its fifth appearance in a national title game. Steve Kroner, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Apr. 2021 His follow shot with 21 seconds left completed New Orleans' comeback from down 10 in the fourth quarter to force overtime. Brian Hall, Star Tribune, 1 May 2021 Stanford responded with an 11-0 stretch that began with Brink follow shot off her miss. Steve Kroner, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Apr. 2021 New York's lead was 48-44 after Isaiah Stewart's follow shot with 3:52 remaining in the half. Brian Mahoney, Star Tribune, 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of follow shot

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Follow shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/follow%20shot. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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