log in
sign up or:

By using this site you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service

forgot password?

Black Ball - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Black Ball as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

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: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/9/2007
  • Last Updated: 12/24/2007 9:48:12 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Black Ball Comments

There are not yet any comments. Please post one below. All comments are moderated.

Submit New Billiard Term or Suggest a Correction

You can suggest a new billiard term and it's definition here. If you are suggesting a correction for an existing term, enter the entire definition as with your corrections incorporated.

upload a photo or document

use plain text or markdown syntax only