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English definition of “sidespin”

sidespin

noun [U] uk   /ˈsaɪd.spɪn/ us  
a movement given to a ball to make it turn quickly and repeatedly in the air: The batter was beaten by the sidespin on the ball.Revolving, rotating and spinningGeneral terms used in ball sports
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