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Helping English - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Helping English

Helping English is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Helping english is english that transfers to the object ball from the cue ball as running english. The helping english effect tends to open up or lengthen a banking angle. Helping english is the opposite of hold up english.

See: english, body english, hold up english, inside english, natural english, outside english, reverse english, running english, side english, transferred english, unintentional english, left, right, side, side spin, sidespin, deflection, siding for more on the meaning of "Helping English".

Helping English - Usage

That was some nice helping english you transferred to the object ball there Jim. Nice shot.

Billiards - Helping English

  • Title: Helping English
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:22 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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