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Inning - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Inning

Inning is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

An inning refers to a pool player or doubles team's turn at the billiard table. An inning may include several shots, but always ends when the player either wins the game, misses a shot, safeties, forfeits, or fouls. There are normally several innings in a frame, unless one player runs the table. However, there are some games where a player's inning is exactly 1 shot regardless of the result or the intent of the shooting player.

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Inning - Usage

Did you see the great play Robin made during her 4th inning in the 2nd snooker game?

Billiards - Inning

  • Title: Inning
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/13/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/8/2008 7:49:26 PM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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