Dead Rail - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Dead Rail
Dead Rail is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
A dead rail is a cushion or cushions on a pool table that is no longer elastic. Dead rail may also refer to a cushion that may simply be coming lose from the rail.
Both of these issues can cause balls to rebound with less velocity or energy than normal.
See: cushion for more on the meaning of "Dead Rail".
Dead Rail - Usage
Forget it Jeff. The rail is dead, you are never going to be able to make that shot.
Billiards - Dead Rail
- Title: Dead Rail
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/6/2008 7:02:49 PM
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