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Dead Ball Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Dead Ball Shot

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

A dead ball shot is a type of shot that billiard players can utilize that has the effect of stopping the cue ball after it has struck the target object ball. This is accomplished by shooting the cue ball with the use of draw and some inside english. It can be used in position play, or to simply prevent a scratch.

See: stop shot, kill shot, kill for more on the meaning of "Dead Ball Shot".

Dead Ball Shot - Usage

If you have have made a dead ball shot, you could have prevented scratching.

Billiards - Dead Ball Shot

  • Title: Dead Ball Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:06 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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