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Definition of ricochet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ricochet

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈrɪkəˌʃeɪ//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a ball, bullet, or stone that ricochets A protester was killed by a ricochet (bullet).
  2. 2[uncountable] the action of ricocheting the ricochet of bricks and bottles off police riot shields
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