spot pass


Definition of spot pass

: a pass (as in football or basketball) made to a predetermined spot on the field or court rather than directly to a player

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More Chinese submarines have been spotted passing through the Malacca Straits and past the Andamans into the Indian Ocean, troubling India’s navy, which has relatively meager tools to track submarines. Alastair Gale, WSJ, "China Races Ahead in Indian Ocean While India and Japan Take Baby Steps," 23 July 2017

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First Known Use of spot pass

1921, in the meaning defined above

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