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Back Cut - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Back Cut

Back Cut is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A "back Cut" is a cut shot where if a line was drawn from the cue ball to the rail behind the object ball parallel to the table's rail, the object ball would come to rest outside the line in relation to the destination pocket.

See: back cut for more on the meaning of "Back Cut".

Back Cut - Usage

That shot did not require any back cut. It's too bad that player didn't recognize that.

Billiards - Back Cut

  • Title: Back Cut
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/30/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:07 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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