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Arc - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Arc

Arc is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The arc of the cue ball is the extent to which it curves as a result of a semi-masse or masse shot. Arc is also used to describe the path of the cue ball as a result these masse shots. The path, if traced, would form an arc.

See: curve shot, masse shot, swerve shot, semi masse shot, semi masse, masse for more on the meaning of "Arc".

Arc - Usage

Use a semi masse shot and shoot an arc around the 7 ball to hit the 6.

Billiards - Arc

  • Title: Arc
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/30/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:47:58 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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