jump shot
noun Date: 1948 a shot in basketball made by jumping into the air and releasing the ball with one or both hands at the peak of the jump

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jump shot — ☆ jump shot n. Basketball a shot in which the player jumps up and shoots the ball at the top of the jump …   English World dictionary

  • jump shot — n an action in ↑basketball in which you throw the ball towards the basket as you jump in the air …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jump shot — jump′ shot n. spo a basketball shot made by releasing the ball at the peak of a vertical leap • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • jump shot — jump ,shot noun count the movement that a basketball player makes by jumping into the air and throwing the ball toward the basket …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jump shot — noun (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump • Syn: ↑jumper • Topics: ↑basketball, ↑basketball game, ↑hoops • Hypernyms: ↑basketball shot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jump shot — Der Sprungwurf ist eine Wurftechnik, die im Wesentlichen in den Sportarten Basketball und Handball angewendet wird. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Basketball 2 Handball 3 Einzelnachweise 4 Literatur 5 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jump shot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jump shot : singular jump shot plural jump shots the movement that a basketball player makes by jumping into the air and throwing the ball towards the basket …   English dictionary

  • jump shot — /ˈdʒʌmp ʃɒt/ (say jump shot) noun (in basketball) a shot at the basket made by a player releasing the ball while at the top of a leap …   Australian English dictionary

  • jump shot — noun A shot in which the player releases the ball at the highest point of a jump …   Wiktionary

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