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Draw Back - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Draw Back as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Draw Back

Draw Back is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The action a cue ball takes as the result of applied backspin after striking the target object ball. The backspin is applied by striking the cue ball slightly below the center point. Once it strikes the object ball, its backspin causes it to draw back from the object ball toward it's original location. This billiard technique is used to ensure good cue ball positioning.

See: equator, draw, draw shot, back spin, backspin, drawback, bottom spin, bottomspin, screw, screw back, bottom for more on the meaning of "Draw Back".

Draw Back - Usage

He made the cue ball draw back after hitting the 6 ball so that he would have a decent shot at the 7 ball.

Billiards - Draw Back

  • Title: Draw Back
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/5/2007 10:13:33 PM

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