Cannon - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Cannon
Cannon is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
The term cannon refers to a carom or a carom shot, and generally means the same thing. Cannon is more of a British, and sometimes North American or Canadian term for the term carom. A cannon refers to the rebounding off of a ball or rail. In British, Australian, and sometimes Canadian usage, the word Cannon is sometimes used to refer to a carom.
See: carom, carambola, carambole for more on the meaning of "Cannon".
Cannon - Usage
He just scored a cannon on his last shot. You just need to cannon the four ball off the end rail.
Billiards - Cannon
- Title: Cannon
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/11/2007
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:59 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
- Source: From the glossary on Wikipedia, found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_cue_sports_terms#cannon
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