Ricochetting
Ricochet Ric`o*chet", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ricochetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ricochetting}.] To operate upon by ricochet firing. See {Ricochet}, n. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Ricochet — Ric o*chet , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ricochetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ricochetting}.] To operate upon by ricochet firing. See {Ricochet}, n. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ricochetted — Ricochet Ric o*chet , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ricochetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ricochetting}.] To operate upon by ricochet firing. See {Ricochet}, n. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ricochet — I. noun Etymology: French Date: 1769 a glancing rebound (as of a projectile off a flat surface); also an object that ricochets II. intransitive verb (ricocheted; also ricochetted; ricocheting; also ricochetting) Date: 1828 to bounce or skip with… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ricochet — /rik euh shay , rik euh shay / or, esp. Brit., /rik euh shet /, n., v., ricocheted / shayd , shayd /, ricocheting / shay ing, shay ing/ or (esp. Brit.) ricochetted / shet id/, ricochetting / shet ing/. n. 1. the motion of an object or a… …   Universalium

  • ricochet — [ rɪkəʃeɪ, ʃɛt] verb (ricochets, ricocheting ʃeɪɪŋ, ricocheted ʃeɪd or ricochets, ricochetting ʃɛtɪŋ, ricochetted ʃɛtɪd) (of a bullet or other projectile) rebound off a surface. ↘move or appear to move in such a way …   English new terms dictionary

  • ricochet — ► VERB (ricocheted, ricocheting or ricochetted, ricochetting) 1) (of a bullet or other projectile) rebound off a surface. 2) move or appear to move in such a way. ► NOUN 1) a shot or hit that ricochets. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • ricochet — [rik′ə shā΄, rik΄ə shā′; ] Brit [, rik′əshet΄] n. [Fr; used first in fable du ricochet (story in which the narrator constantly evades the hearers questions) < ?] 1. the oblique rebound or skipping of a bullet, stone, etc. after striking a… …   English World dictionary

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