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Curve Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Curve Shot

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

A curve shot is the same as a semi masse shot, in that it is a type of shot where the player imparts a medium curve to the cue ball via a hit with an elevated cue stick and some english. This term is used primarily in North America.

See: masse shot, swerve shot, semi masse shot, semi masse, masse, arc for more on the meaning of "Curve Shot".

Curve Shot - Usage

You are probably going to have to use a curve shot to get past that bunch of balls.

Billiards - Curve Shot

  • Title: Curve Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/6/2008 4:09:31 PM

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