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Cue - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Cue

Cue is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

A cue is a piece of billiard equipment that is used for shooting pocket billiards that is used to strike the cue ball during a shot. Cue sticks are normally 55 inches to 60 inches long and boast a leather cue tip at the end. Some types of pool cues have a joint in the middle. Alternatively, some players shorten the term cue ball and just say the term cue. There are a myriad of different types of the billiard cue available. There is a category of cue for break shots, a category of cue for jump shots, and other categories for other cue types.

See: cue stick, cuestick, house cue for more on the meaning of "Cue".

Cue - Usage

Pass me the cue Jeff.

Billiards - Cue

  • Title: Cue
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/6/2008 9:49:02 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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