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topspin

[top-spin] /ˈtɒpˌspɪn/
noun
1.
a spinning motion imparted to a ball that causes it to rotate forward.
Origin of topspin
1900-1905
1900-05; top1 + spin
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topspin

/ˈtɒpˌspɪn/
noun
1.
(sport) spin imparted to make a ball bounce or travel exceptionally far, high, or quickly, as by hitting it with a sharp forward and upward stroke Compare backspin
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