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Clean Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Clean Shot

Clean Shot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A clean shot is a shot that is pocketed without being caromed off of another ball or rail. Essentially, a clean shot is a shot that goes straight in. Depending on some house rules, a clean shot may or may not be allowed to hit the knuckles or nipples of the pocket.

See: clean for more on the meaning of "Clean Shot".

Clean Shot - Usage

I can't stand playing with Robin. His shots never comply with the house clean shot rules.

Billiards - Clean Shot

  • Title: Clean Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/4/2008 7:37:54 PM

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