ric•o•chetPronunciation: (rik"u-shā', rik'u-shā" or, esp. Brit., rik'u-shet"), [key]
—n., v., -chetedPronunciation: (-shād', -shād"), [key] -chet•ingPronunciation: (-shā'ing, -shā"ing) [key]or (esp. Brit.) -chet•tedPronunciation: (-shet"id), [key] -chet•tingPronunciation: (-shet"ing). [key]
the motion of an object or a projectile in rebounding or deflecting one or more times from the surface over which it is passing or against which it hits a glancing blow.
to move in this way, as a projectile.
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