Pronunciation: (fād'u-wā"), [key]
1. an act or instance of fading away.
2. Baseball.screwball (def. 2).
3. Baseball.a slide made by a base runner to one side of the base, with one leg bent and stretched back to catch hold of the base.
4. Basketball.a jump shot made while the player is falling away from the basket.
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