A projectile, arrow, or magic ball hitting the ground before it hits its target.
hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball"
a play in which a player causes the ball to bound once on the floor and regains possession of the ball
When the ball hits you and doesn't break, hence you do not get eliminated.
v.t. (of a bowler) to bowl a short pitched ball at a batsman so that the ball flies at or near the batsman's head. The bowler bounced the batsman to put him on the defensive.