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Blue Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Blue Ball

Blue Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

The term blue ball has several meanings in a cue sport context. The blue ball in snooker is the ball that is blue in color that is worth 5 points. This ball's spot is normally the center of the table. It can also be referred to as the blues. In this context, the blue ball is an identical replacement for the group of reds. The equivalent replacement for the solid suit in North American-style billiard ball set.

See: blue, the blues for more on the meaning of "Blue Ball".

Blue Ball - Usage

I'm shooting at the blue ball, and when I pot it, I should have 5 more points.

Billiards - Blue Ball

  • Title: Blue Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/24/2007 1:18:09 PM

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