a shot in which a player near the basket jumps with the ball and attempts to thrust it through the basket with one hand or both hands held above the rim.
[duhn lair-uh] /dʌn ˈlɛər ə/ noun 1. a seaport in E Republic of Ireland, near Dublin. /duːn ˈlɪərɪ/ noun 1. a port in E Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay. Pop: 24 447 (2002) Former names (until 1821) Dunleary, (1821–1921) Kingstown
[duhn-lin] /ˈdʌn lɪn/ noun 1. a common sandpiper, Calidris alpina, that breeds in the northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere. /ˈdʌnlɪn/ noun 1. a small sandpiper, Calidris (or Erolia) alpina, of northern and arctic regions, having a brown back and black breast in summer Also called red-backed sandpiper
- Dunlop cheese
noun a mild Scottish cow’s milk cheese similar to cheddar Word Origin Gaelic Dun luib meaning ‘fortified hill by bend of the stream’, describing Dunlop’s location Usage Note cooking
[duhn-lop, duhn-lop] /dʌnˈlɒp, ˈdʌn lɒp/ noun 1. John Boyd, 1840–1921, Scottish inventor of the pneumatic tire. /ˈdʌnlɒp/ noun 1. John Boyd. 1840–1921, Scottish veterinary surgeon, who devised the first successful pneumatic tyre, which was manufactured by the company named after him