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Computerized Numerical Control - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Computerized Numerical Control

Computerized Numerical Control is a billiards slang term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

A computerized numerical control is a piece of equipment that is used commonly by mass-producing pool cue manufacturers to design and process the inlay area of the pool cue in a precise manner.

Cues designed by a computerized numerical control can be a lower cost alternative to expensive custom hand crafted pool cues as they would greatly reduce the amount of labor required to achieve certain designs.

Computerized numerical control design, or cnc, is now the standard in pool cue inlay creation, whereas historically, the standard was handcrafting.

Computerized Numerical Control definition in billiards

See: inlay, cnc, points for more on the meaning of "Computerized Numerical Control".

Computerized Numerical Control - Usage

Apparently my pool cue was designed by a computerized numerical control.

Billiards - Computerized Numerical Control

  • Title: Computerized Numerical Control
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 2/8/2008 5:54:32 AM
  • Last Updated: 10/23/2016 3:22:07 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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