Hanging in the Pocket - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Hanging in the Pocket
Hanging in the Pocket is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Hanging in the pocket describes an object ball that lies immediately in front of the pocket of a billiard table. A ball that is hanging in the pocket is considered a very easy billiard shot which is impossible to miss.
For this reason, a ball that is hanging in the pocket would be an obvious choice for an insurance ball.
The ball is literally hanging over the edge of a pocket.
See: duck, duck shot, hanger, sitter for more on the meaning of "Hanging in the Pocket".
Hanging in the Pocket - Usage
The 1 ball is literally hanging in the pocket, so you just need to tap it.
Billiards - Hanging in the Pocket
- Title: Hanging in the Pocket
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 4/11/2006
- Last Updated: 1/8/2008 7:49:22 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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