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Cover - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Cover

Cover is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In one pocket billiards, the term cover can be used as a noun, in that cover refers to a ball or balls that lie in such a way that they naturally lend themselves to act as good blockers to protect an advantage on your side, or to trap your opponent behind. As a verb, to cover a ball or balls means the same as to protect or to block them from your opponent's direct access.

Cover - Usage

You can leave that 4 ball as a good cover for your opponent's next shot.

Billiards - Cover

  • Title: Cover
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:02 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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