Meaning of half volley

half' vol"ley

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in tennis, racquets, etc.) a stroke in which the ball is hit the moment it bounces from the ground.

half-vol•ley

Pronunciation: (haf'vol"ē, häf'-), [key]
— -leyed, -ley•ing.
  1. to make or stroke with a half volley.
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