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Key Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Key Ball

Key Ball is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

A key ball is any object ball that plays an integral role in a key shot. In the final shot for the 8 ball in the game of eight ball, the actual 8 ball is a key ball.

See: key shot for more on the meaning of "Key Ball".

Key Ball - Usage

Buck up Jim. This is a key shot. This is no time for horsing around. Focus on the 10 ball, it is a key ball.

Billiards - Key Ball

  • Title: Key Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/9/2008 7:55:38 PM

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