drop shot
noun Date: 1908 a delicately hit shot (as in tennis or squash) that drops quickly after crossing the net or dies after hitting a wall

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  • Drop-Shot — Drop|shot, (auch:) Drop Shot [ drɔpʃɔt], der; [s], s [engl. drop shot, aus: drop = Tropfen, das Herabfallen u. shot = Schuss, Schlag] ([Tisch]tennis): Stoppball …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drop shot — loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nel tennis, colpo smorzato che si dà alla palla per farla cadere subito dopo la rete Sinonimi: drop. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1940. ETIMO: comp. di drop caduta e shot colpo …   Dizionario italiano

  • drop-shot — dropˈ shot noun (tennis, etc) A ball made to drop close to the net immediately after clearing it • • • Main Entry: ↑drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop shot — n. 1. shot made by letting molten metal fall in drops to solidify in a container of water below 2. Tennis, Volleyball, etc.Tennis Volleyball a shot hit lightly in which the ball drops just over the net with very little bounce …   English World dictionary

  • drop shot — n a shot in a game such as tennis in which the ball is hit softly and falls quickly to the ground …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drop shot — drop ,shot noun count a shot in tennis in which the ball falls suddenly so your opponent cannot reach it easily …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drop-shot — (izg. drȍp šȍt) m DEFINICIJA sport 1. u stolnom tenisu i badmintonu loptica koja se vraća neposredno uz protivnikovu stranu mrežice; skraćena lopta 2. u tenisu, udarac po lopti odmah nakon njenog odskoka s tla ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • drop shot — ► NOUN ▪ (in tennis or squash) a softly hit shot which drops abruptly to the ground …   English terms dictionary

  • drop shot — drop′ shot n. 1) spo a ball or shuttlecock so softly hit that it falls to the playing surface just after clearing the net, as in tennis or badminton 2) spo a ball so softly hit that it falls suddenly to the ground just after striking the front… …   From formal English to slang

  • Drop shot — Tennis shots   Forehand Backhand Serve Volley Slice Lob Smash See also: Ace …   Wikipedia

  • drop shot — noun a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net • Syn: ↑dink • Hypernyms: ↑return * * * noun 1. : a delicately hit ball or shuttlecock that drops quickly after crossing the net or dies after hitting the front wall …   Useful english dictionary

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