log in
sign up or:

By using this site you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service

forgot password?

Apex Ball - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Apex Ball as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Apex Ball

Apex Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

The apex ball is the ball at the front of the rack. It is called the apex ball because it is placed geometrically at the top, or at the apex of the billiard triangle. When starting a game of 8-Ball, for example, the number 1 ball is the apex ball.

See: apex of the triangle, apex of the rack, apex for more on the meaning of "Apex Ball".

Apex Ball - Usage

Is there a break shot technique to send the ball into the corner pocket?

Billiards - Apex Ball

  • Title: Apex Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:47:58 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Apex Ball Comments

There are not yet any comments. Please post one below. All comments are moderated.

Submit New Billiard Term or Suggest a Correction

You can suggest a new billiard term and it's definition here. If you are suggesting a correction for an existing term, enter the entire definition as with your corrections incorporated.

upload a photo or document

use plain text or markdown syntax only