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Back Spin - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Back Spin

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

Back spin is actually a one-word term, backspin, used to refer to a method of cue ball control used to cause it to roll backward after striking the object ball.

See: equator, draw, draw shot, backspin, drawback, draw back, bottom spin, bottomspin, screw, screw back, bottom for more on the meaning of "Back Spin".

Back Spin - Usage

You shouldn't use the two word version, back spin, but instead you should use the one word version, backspin.

Billiards - Back Spin

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

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