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Jack Up - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Jack Up

Jack Up is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

This term jack up has two definitions as related to cue sports. The first definition is gambling related. In this context, the term jack up refers to the action of raising an initial wager or bet, or up the stakes or the ante. The second definition relates to stroke technique. In this context, the term jack up refers the action of raising or elevating the butt of the cue higher than one normally does before executing the shoot.

See: jack-up for more on the meaning of "Jack Up".

Jack Up - Usage

If you want to make that jump shot, you'll need to jack up your cue before shooting. This is a sure thing. I'm going to try to jack up my bet.

Billiards - Jack Up

  • Title: Jack Up
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/11/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/9/2008 9:49:27 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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