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Equator - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Equator

Equator is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The equator is the plane that runs horizontally through the direct center of the cue ball. The equator is often used by players to visualize an imaginary line on which to strike the cue ball for certain types of shots. When the exact equator is hit precisely by the cue tip, the cue ball should experience no draw or follow.

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

Equator - Usage

In order to make that shot, you have to strike the cue ball directly on the equator.

Billiards - Equator

  • Title: Equator
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/2/2008 10:26:07 AM

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