carom \KAIR-uhm\, noun:
1. A rebound following a collision; a glancing off.
2. A shot in billiards in which the cue ball successively strikes two other balls on the table.
1. To strike and rebound; to glance.
2. To make a carom.
1. To make (an object) bounce off something; to cause to carom.
-- Philip Shelby, Gatekeeper