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Half Century - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Half Century

Half Century is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

In snooker, the half century break is a break shot that yields the shooting player anywhere from 50 to 99 points, whereas a century would yield 100 points. In order to score a half century, the shooting player would have to pot at least 12 consecutive balls.

See: century break, century, highest snooker break for more on the meaning of "Half Century".

Half Century - Usage

Well, he was going for the century, but only scored 66 points, so he only got a half century.

Billiards - Half Century

  • Title: Half Century
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/12/2008 7:16:48 PM
  • Last Updated: 1/12/2008 8:02:22 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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