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Colored Balls - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Colored Balls

Colored Balls is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

In a snooker ball set, the colored balls are all of the balls that are not reds or a cue ball. The colored balls are normally the object balls after a red has been potted, and when a colored ball is potted, the colored balls are normally re-spotted. After all reds have been potted, the colored balls become the object balls in the following order: -yellow ball (2 pts) -green ball (3 pts) -brown ball (4 pts) -blue ball (5 pts) -pink ball (6 pts) -black ball (7 pts) In Blackball, the colored balls are sets of red and yellow balls. These correspond with the North American suits of stripes and solids.

See: color ball, colors, coloured balls, colours, colour balls for more on the meaning of "Colored Balls".

Colored Balls - Usage

You are missing the green and blue balls. You don't have a complete set of colored balls.

Billiards - Colored Balls

  • Title: Colored Balls
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/27/2007 11:45:45 AM

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