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Center String - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Center String

Center String is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

An imaginary, unmarked line that crosses the playing surface between the centers of the side pockets. The center string is known to bisect the center points of the two side pockets, and the center spot. The center string line runs horizontally, which is the short way, across the exact center of the table. The center spot is is defined as the point at where the center string intersects with the long string.

See: centre string, center spot, centre spot, long string, head string, foot string, head spot, foot spot for more on the meaning of "Center String".

Center String - Usage

Bring the 8 ball back past the center spot, and you'll be fine.

Billiards - Center String

  • Title: Center String
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/8/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:59 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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