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Breaking Violation - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Breaking Violation

Breaking Violation is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

A breaking violation is a violation of any of the special rules applying only to the opening break shot of certain billiard games. Unless specified in the individual game rules, a breaking violation is not a foul. For exact breaking violation rule information, you should consult the individual game's rules, as well as the general rules of pocket billiards.

See: break, break shot, highest snooker break, break serve, century break, century, opening break shot, maximum break, maximum, open break for more on the meaning of "Breaking Violation".

Breaking Violation - Usage

How do we treat that breaking violation Reggie just committed if we are playing 9 ball billiards?

Billiards - Breaking Violation

  • Title: Breaking Violation
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:13 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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