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Chalk - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Chalk

Chalk is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

A caked powder formed in to a small cube which is applied to a the cue tip before a shot. This powder is designed to, and used to create, friction between the cue tip and the cue ball and thus decreasing slippage between the tip and cue ball.

See: hand chalk for more on the meaning of "Chalk".

Chalk - Usage

I need to chalk up. Do you know where the blue chalk is located?

Billiards - Chalk

  • Title: Chalk
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/12/2007
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:59 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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