air ball
noun Date: 1981 a missed shot in basketball that fails to touch the rim and backboard

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  • Air ball — In basketball, an air ball is any shot that misses the basket completely and does not hit either the net, rim, or backboard. [cite web | title =Air ball | publisher =Merriam Webster | url =http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/air%20ball |… …   Wikipedia

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  • air ball — n. a basketball throw that misses everything, especially the basket. □ Old Fred has become a master with the air ball. The net will never get worn out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • air ball — noun a) A thrown ball that misses the basket, and completely fails to touch the net or supporting hoop. b) (hence) Any ball like object that widely misses its intended target when thrown …   Wiktionary

  • air ball — n. a throw in basketball that entirely misses the net. Air balls all the time. You can t ever make a shot …   English slang

  • air ball — Basketball. a missed shot that fails to touch the rim, net, or backboard. * * * …   Universalium

  • air ball — noun Basketball a shot which misses the basket and backboard entirely …   English new terms dictionary

  • air ball — noun : a shot in basketball that misses the rim and backboard * * * Basketball. a missed shot that fails to touch the rim, net, or backboard. * * * n. informal Basketball a shot that misses the backboard, rim, and net entirely * * * noun, pl ⋯… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Air Nomads — is a collective term for a nation of people in the fictional universe of the Nickelodeon animated television series . One of the series , the Air Nomads were wanderers by definition, but had four Air Temples, one at each corner of the globe,… …   Wikipedia

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