To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; -- often with up.
To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; -- usually with off or down.
To make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument.
The act of chopping; a stroke.
A sharp downward stroke that produces backspin.
A shot hit with a sharp, downward chopping motion, resulting in a great deal of backspin; as a verb, to hit such a shot.
a defensive shot that carries a tremendous amount of backspin
a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
a violent downward thrust of the paddle executed from behind or off to the side of the table with the intent to create backspin
A downward stroke producing back-spin.
A ground stroke in which the racquet travels from high to low as it contacts the ball, creating backspin. Mostly a defensive shot
another term for backspin, from the chopping action of the player used to cause backspin
A defensive return of a drive with backspin, usually done from well away from the table. (See backspin.)