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n. - The act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc; An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc v. - Propel in a high arc.

Usage examples (32)
  • McCloud made a beautiful lob from the right side to Raef
  • The chip return, the slice approach shot, the defensive underspin lob, all find their strategic moment.
  • Hewitt hit a topspin lob, a shot that frequently bails him out of trouble, but Karlovic reached up and slammed it for a winner.
  • The smash will kill a lob, yet a lob is the surest defence from a smash. for more
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