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9 Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of 9 Ball

9 Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.

The 9 ball is known as the money ball in several billiard games, including the game of nine ball. The 9 ball is normally the final ball of the set of 9 balls that must be pocketed to win such games. In other games, such as 8 ball, the 9 ball is simply the lowest numbered ball in the stripes suit of balls, and has no real significance.

See: nine ball for more on the meaning of "9 Ball".

9 Ball - Usage

I'm shooting at the 9 ball now and I'm going to pocket it to win the game.

Billiards - 9 Ball

  • Title: 9 Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 10/25/2007 8:33:11 PM
  • Last Updated: 10/25/2007 8:33:45 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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