Bottom Spin - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Bottom Spin
Bottom Spin is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Bottom spin is a method used in position play and for cue ball control to bring the cue ball back or to a stop after striking the object ball. To impart bottom spin on to the cue ball, the shooting player must strike it below the equator.
The stopping or roll back effect of bottom spin is caused by the friction generated by the backward spin.
See: equator, draw, draw shot, back spin, backspin, drawback, draw back, bottomspin, screw, screw back, bottom for more on the meaning of "Bottom Spin".
Bottom Spin - Usage
Jim threw a little bottom spin on that ball so that it would draw back after striking the cue ball, and set him up well for his next shot.
Billiards - Bottom Spin
- Title: Bottom Spin
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/9/2007
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:12 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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