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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroke.

Usage examples (28)
  • Clay also takes more topspin, so it favors players like
  • (Balls with topspin, in contrast, feel a force pressing down.)
  • He netted his first serve, but hit a deep second with topspin.
  • You don't need a 135-mph serve or heavy topspin to become a top player. for more
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