Black Ball - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Black Ball
Black Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.
In snooker, the black ball is the highest valued color ball on the table. It is worth 7 points. Is some North American Snooker sets, it is numbered 7.
In billiards (North America) the black ball is normally the 8 ball.
Not to be confused with the game of blackball.
See: the black for more on the meaning of "Black Ball".
Black Ball - Usage
I'm shooting at the black ball right now.
Since I have pocketed my entire group of balls, I now only need to legally pocket the 8 ball to win the game.
Billiards - Black Ball
- Title: Black Ball
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/9/2007
- Last Updated: 12/24/2007 9:48:12 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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