Bank - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Bank
Bank is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
In billiards, bank loosely refers to a cushion.
It also can be used to refer to a bank shot, which means to shoot the object ball into a cushion in order to rebound it off toward the intended pocket.
It can also be used to describe the action of shooting the object ball first toward a cushion with the intent of directing someplace. It would be said that the shooting player intended to bank the object ball off of the cushion.
See: bank shot, banked ball, bank, banking lane, cross corner bank, cross over bank, cross side, short bank, shorten a bank, z-bank for more on the meaning of "Bank".
Bank - Usage
Why don't you try to bank the shot off of the side rail.
You can shoot an object ball off a bank and into a pocket.
You can bank the six ball off the side cushion in to the corner pocket.
Billiards - Bank
- Title: Bank
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/20/2007 10:27:00 PM
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