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Chuck Nurse - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Chuck Nurse

Chuck Nurse is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In straight rail billiards and other carom games, a chuck nurse is a scoring technique used when one object ball rests against the cushion and the second object ball is to one side of the first object ball and is slightly away from the cushion.

video of the chuck nurse technique

The cue ball strikes the object ball at the cushion so that the cue ball just comes back to touch or carom the second object ball without moving it out of position for a similar subsequent shot.

The chuck nurse technique was created to overcome parkers box restrictions.

See: nurse, rocking cannon, nurse shot, rail nurse, pass nurse for more on the meaning of "Chuck Nurse".

Chuck Nurse - Usage

Nice chuck nurse shot Jimmy!

Billiards - Chuck Nurse

  • Title: Chuck Nurse
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/1/2018 1:55:23 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum
  • Source: Jim Loy

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