Bank Shot - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Bank Shot
Bank Shot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Any shot where the object ball strikes at least one cushion or rail before being pocketed.
A bank shot may also be where the object ball strikes at least one cushion or rail before reaching its intended target, which may not always be a pocket.
At times, bank is a term that is misused to refer to kick shots as well. In the UK it is sometimes called a double.
See: 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 Shot".
Bank Shot - Usage
He came back to win the game with a complete turn-around after that amazing bank shot he made about half way through the billiard frame.
Billiards - Bank Shot
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- Title: Bank Shot
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/8/2006
- Last Updated: 12/20/2007 9:48:08 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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